Tag Archives: Showmax Africa

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 [...]

Showmax partners with Telkom Kenya to offer data deals

Telkom Kenya and Showmax Pro are partnering to offer Telkom mobile subscribers interesting data bundles. The data deals include 30GB and 45 GB as well as a one-month subscription to stream Showmax Pro. The partnering deal will be available to both new and existing showmax subscribers with the regular entertainment from showmax as well as [...]

Showmax is removing live news from its platform

In March, Showmax introduced live news services in Kenya. The service included international channels such as CNN International, BBC World News, Al Jazeera, Sky News, Euronews and Newszroom Africa, all accessible via the different platforms where Showmax is available. However, Showmax has recently announced the withdrawal of live news from its platform effective immediately. In [...]

Roast of Somizi comes to Showmax Africa

Comedy Central in partnership with Showmax is excited to announce the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Somizi, coming to Comedy Central (DStv channel 122) on Monday, 7 May 2018 at 21h00 CAT, and available as an extended uncensored version to Showmax subscribers from Tuesday, 8 May 2018. The popular format sees an illustrious panel assemble to [...]