Tag Archives: ShowMax

ShowMax to air NTV shows in Kenya

MultiChoice Kenya has signed a new partnership deal with Nation Media Group (NMG) to start broadcasting NTV programs on the digital platform, ShowMax. According to NMG Chief Executive Stephen Gitagama, the partnership will enhance the relationship between MultiChoice and NMG. ShowMax is a digital platform that offers entertainment shows. Audiences are able to stream or [...]

Showmax launches free streaming in South Africa

Showmax has introduced a subscription-free streaming service in South Africa. Showmax Free features a hand-picked content slate that gives customers an opportunity to sample some of Showmaxs award-winning entertainment. At launch, titles on the service include local movies, series and sports shows. Users will be able stream movies and binge-watch the first few episodes of [...]

New reality series to air on Showmax in 2021

Uthando Lodumo, new reality series will feature celebrity couple Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha and will showcase on Showmax early 2021. The series is being produced by SAFTA winner Thomas Gumede and SAFTA nominee Lungile Radu. The focus will be on sensitive topics like gender-based violence and how to overcome relationship challenges. The producers are inviting [...]

MultiChoice and MTN announced new partnership in Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has announced a new partnership with MTN MoMo by allowing all MultiChoice users to pay for Showmax and Showmax Pro subscriptions by using the mobile money payment options. According to Colin Asiimwe, the Head of Marketing at MultiChoice Uganda Our commitment to continually drive value, proximity and access to great entertainment remains unwavering. [...]

Big Brother Naija becomes most-watched show on Showmax

Showmax recently stated that the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show had become the most popular entertainment live stream on the platform. According to a statement from Showmax, The Big Brother Naija Lockdown which started July 19, 2020 had already broken a Showmax live-streaming record and become the most-watched live entertainment content ever on the [...]

Showmax & Jetpack Distribution partnered to bring over 150 hours of content to Africa

Showmax has sealed a major deal with UK-based Jetpack Distribution for a package of over 150 hours of kids content covering Sub-Saharan Africa. The shows will include Kitty Is Not A Cat; Rainbow, Butterfly, Unicorn, Kitty; The Barefoot Bandits; Talking Tom and Friends; Jamies Got Tentacles; Beccas Bunch; Yoko; Our Family; The Baby Club; Pop [...]

SVOD platform Showmax to provide SuperSport content in Africa

Showmax, the subscription video-on-demand platform in sub-Saharan Africa, has rolled out a new service which will include sports content from its sister company, pay-television broadcaster SuperSport in more than 40 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Showmax Pro will offer the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro will [...]