Showmax is an online streaming service owned by Multichoice__the mother company of DSTV and GOTV PayTV services in Africa. Previously Showmax was only available to selected countries and on DSTV Explora decoders, Now, the service has been rolled out to over 40 African countries.
Having launched in Nigeria and Kenya on July 7th, and then Uganda on 15th July, the extension of Showmax to more African countries brings to its clear head to head competition with Netflix which ranks as the most popular streaming service in the Sub-Saharan region.
However, Showmax is popular, and the major advantage to it, is that you get to watch premium channels best known to be available on DSTV Decoders, but at an affordable subscription fee.
Monthly, Showmax subscription fees rave from as low as $3.99 for mobile viewers and $7.99 for Smart TV and PC Viewers. Then, Showmax Pro from $8.99 for mobile and $17.99 for PC/Smart TVs.
With such proper monthly subscription packages, and a limitation of 5 Simulatwnaue logins from different devices at a go, Showmax is now the most affordable Streaming service tailored for Africa, and here is a list of countries where the service is currently available.
Countries Where Showmax is Available
|Central African Republic|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|São Tomé and Príncipe|
|Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha|
For now, Showmax has crossed more borders in Africa. As the competition sphere continues to blend fast, we expect more streaming services like Amazon Prime, Apple TV, among others to roll out support for several African Countries.