Kenya’s DStv Premium clients now have free access to Showmax till January 2018




MultiChoice Kenya has announced that all its DStv Premium customers in Kenya will have Showmax included in their subscription at no additional charge from December 1, 2017 until 7 January 2018.  This means all premium customers will have an extended video entertainment extravaganza this holiday season with the combination of the best of DStv and Showmax.

All active DStv Premium customers will now be able to access Showmax online at no cost (apart from normal data charges for streaming content). The addition of this service provides DStv Premium customers even more great value entertainment options who will get access to a massive catalogue of popular series and movies available on demand with no ads.  In addition, Showmax will provide weekly episodes of fresh new shows express from the US.

DStv offers the freshest and best local and international entertainment, live sport and news to customers via satellite to their televisions and via internet on DStv Now; Now Showmax will deliver complete libraries of series box sets to enable customers to watch series they may have missed from the very first episode.

The Showmax enables two concurrent streams on different devices, so parents can watch their shows on a laptop while the kids watch cartoons on their tablet. Showmax also gives customers the option to download up to 25 TV shows and movies to their smartphone or tablet and keep them for up to 30 days using the Android or IOS apps. Once you start watching a show or movie offline, you’ll have 48 hours to finish watching it. It’s perfect for long road trips and flights – data charges are for customers account.

“MultiChoice is the pioneer of digital television and video entertainment services in Africa – as such our mission has always been to drive digital innovation and provide our customers with the greatest entertainment from around the world.  Over the last 22 years we have remained committed to providing entertainment our customers love – and to using technology and innovation to deliver it,” said Eric Odipo, MD, MultiChoice Kenya.

“As more and more people are viewing television on connected devices, MultiChoice will continue to drive innovations to provide great DStv content via the internet. Through our products DStv Now, BoxOffice and now Showmax, DStv Premium customers have access to the best content anywhere and on any device” said Odipo.

In addition to getting access to Showmax’s catalogue of more than 25 000 episodes of thrilling series and movies online Showmax is also home to new shows that can’t be seen anywhere else. Some of the series, first on Showmax include: TabooYounger (S 1- 4), Channel Zero (S1) and Mr Robot (S3 – Fresh from the US).

Kenyan movie fans are in for a treat with an incredible HBO movie collection including Hercules, Doom, Couples Retreat and Wanderlust, to name a few. Those who prefer local shows can watch House of Lungula, Utapeli, Marikiti Women and Auntie Boss.

To access the Showmax value added service available to DStv Premium customers in Kenya, visit the portal  and register.




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