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Showmax is an internet TV service. For a single monthly fee, get unlimited access to an online catalog of TV shows, movies, kids' shows, and documentaries. Users can start and stop when they want.

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Taurusavenue 105

Hoofddorp, 2132,


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[Kenya] Showmax slashes subscriptions paid for via M-PESA

Jun 30, 2022

30-06-2022 05:52:00 | by: Nixon Kanali | hits: 172 | Tags: Showmax has announced revamped prices of its mobile subscriptions bought and paid for via M-PESA. This will see customers enjoy lower prices on two Safaricom mobile data packages that come bundled with a 30-day Showmax Mobile subscription. The new, lower-priced deals, which take effect from 28th June 2022, are Showmax Mobile + 1GB Safaricom data – Kshs 299, down from Ksh 389 and Showmax Pro Mobile + 3GB Safaricom data – Kshs 1,299. Following this move, which is exclusive to Safaricom customers, it is now easier for Kenyan streaming fans to pay for their Showmax subscription via M-PESA while enjoying more entertainment for less. As part of its local-first strategy, Showmax tailors the content, app features, subscription price points and partnerships to what is most important to subscribers in different countries. “We know that economies are under pressure,” says Nathan Hanley, Chief Expansion Officer – Showmax. “Partnering with our friends at Safaricom, we have worked to lower price and combine data, making it more affordable than ever for Showmax fans in Kenya to enjoy our wide range of local and international content as well as unrivalled live sport.” “Entertainment is a key passion point for Kenyans, and through this partnership, our customers can now experience their favourite Shomwax content using bundles that provide value while enjoying the convenience of paying via M-PESA,” said Peter Ndegwa, CEO – of Safaricom PLC. Showmax recently launched the local Original thriller series, Igiza, starring Serah Ndanu, Kevin Samuel and Blessing Lung’aho in a tale of money laundering and stolen identity. The reality series Kyallo Kulture, featuring media personality Betty Kyallo and her sisters Mercy and Gloria, is a fan favourite. New episodes arrive on the platform weekly. International shows feature the best of HBO, like Game of Thrones, Raised by Wolves and Westworld. Kids’ favourites include Paw Patrol, Henry Danger and DC Super Hero Girls, first on Showmax. Hollywood blockbusters include Zack Snyder’s Justice League and Mortal Kombat. Showmax Pro features the best football leagues worldwide, including the recent UEFA Nations Cup and the English Premier League from 6 August. Sports fans have a full schedule of world-class live events to look forward to on Showmax Pro, including Wimbledon, the latest MotoGP and the Tour de France. [Column] Patrick Ndegwa: Kenyan start-ups to benefit from digital transformation following Google investment Kenya is set to benefit from a $1 billion investment by Google over the next five years to boost digital transformation in Africa ... read full column here [Column] Carlo Bolzonello: Demystifying Cyberattacks on Critical Infrastructure The notion of cyber-attacks seems distant from our daily lives, as we go about our work, social and family lives  ... read full column here [Column] Kevin Dherman: Ways manufacturers can unlock the value of data to drive business intelligence With continuous supply chain disruptions, the allure of data and Business Intelligence (BI) is the ability to look deeper into production, performance, and efficiency ... read full column here INTERVIEWS. [Interview] Kate Woolley, Ecosystem General Manager, IBM Kate Woolley  is the  IBM  Ecosystem General Manager. In this interview, she talks about her priorities and her big plans for growing the IBM Ecosystem  …  read full interview here [Interview] Jeannette Karemera, CEO, Inuma Technology, Rwanda Jeannette Karemera  is the CEO of  Inuma Technology , a company in Rwanda that builds new generations of products that are unique, smart and radically helpful …  read full interview here [Interview] Gerald Begumisa, Managing Director, Yo Uganda Limited Yo Uganda Limited is a fintech company that is revolutionizing the payment landscape in East Africa. The Managing Director Gerald Begumisa discusses the firm’s model  ... read full interview here  INDUSTRY NEWS

  • Where is Showmax's headquarters?

    Showmax's headquarters is located at Taurusavenue 105, Hoofddorp.

  • What is Showmax's latest funding round?

    Showmax's latest funding round is Merger.

  • Who are the investors of Showmax?

    Investors of Showmax include DStv.

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