Tag Archives: Showmax Africa

Showmax releases trailer for first original true-crime docu-series Devilsdorp

Showmaxs first Original true-crime docu-series, titled Devilsdorp, will look at a series of cult murders that took place in South Africa between 2012 and 2016. The series follows the Krugersdorp Killings, also known as the Appointment Murders. It follows on the international streaming trend of true crime docu-series, made popular by the likes of Making a Murderer, [...]

Showmax to air new reality show

Showmax has just announced the first look trailer for Uthando Lodumo, the three-part reality show which will premiere on the streaming service at the end of June. The reality show will follow Bongekile Simelane and Mandla Maphumulo, better known as gqom superstars Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha.Uthando Lodumo is produced and directed by Safta winner Thomas [...]

Showmax mobile price reduced across Africa

Showmax mobile subscribers across Africa will pay on average 20% less for access to the full Showmax catalogue on a single mobile device since April 19.   MultiChoice Group CEO for Connected Video, Yolisa Phahle, said, We know that consumers are under pressure at the moment and we believe this change will be appreciated by our [...]

MultiChoice rolls out Showmax Add to Bill offer in Namibia

MultiChoice Namibia has introduced its brand new Showmax Add to Bill offering to allow DStv Premium subscribers the opportunity to enjoy the best streaming international series and movies on Showmax at no extra cost. The Managing Director at MultiChoice Namibia, Roger Gertze, said, Showmax Add to Bill was introduced in response to their subscribers changing [...]

Government in South Africa to enforce 30% of local content for streaming services

South Africas Department of Communications and Digital Technologies is working to enforce 30% local content on video-on-demand services including Netflix and Showmax to promote local content and languages. As part of the departments propositions in a recently drafted white paper presented to parliament, streaming platforms will be mandated to offer at least 30% South African [...]

Showmax sealed sponsor deal with SAFA

Showmax has announced a 5-year sponsorship contract with the South African Football Association (SAFA) with the purpose of generating a more professional image around officiating in the country. This patronage aims at revamping refereeing in South Africa. SAFA stated, The partnership supports more than 40,000 referees officiating in all matches played under the auspices of [...]