ShowMax TV has been launched in Kenya to become one of the biggest online video collection in the region.
It includes hottest shows from Kenya to Hollywood including Kids favorites, family friendly shows to award winning titles. Kenya is the first country to have this second ShowMax tier.
With Zuku, Safariom and other major internet service providers in Kenya offering fiber internet in most homes today, you can now enjoy ShowMax TV by streaming through your fiber connection or download and watch offline.
You can even watch the same title from multiple devices on your account
It works by you picking your desired ShowMax plan, either ShowMax Select for Ksh 330 per month or ShowMax Premium for Ksh 880 per month.
Once you have selected your plan, you will be able to pay for your ShowMax TV plan using Mpesa to enable you to download or stream series, movies and kids shows.
“ShowMax Select is a mobile-first, data optimised product that offers reduced data consumption with savings of up to 75%, has a specific focus on local content, and is paid for using M-PESA,” said ShowMax CEO John Kotsaftis said.
Netflix, ShowMax competitor announced its global expansion to 150 countries in January. ShowMax as compared allows its customers to download 25 TV episodes or movies, each month.
ShowMax prides itself in being “Africa’s largest on-demand catalog of TV shows and movies”
Some of the local Keyan TV shows on ShowMax Select include Real Househelps of Kawangware, Churchill Live, Auntie Boss, and Kona. Popular Hollywood TV shows include Mr Robot, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Blue Bloods, and The Good Wife.
Launched last August in South Africa, ShowMax TV is an African-focussed streaming video on-demand (SVOD) service from emerging markets media giant Naspers.
ShowMax, has expanded its services from Nasper’s home country South Africa to 36 African countries by May 2016 delivering over 10-million views.