Showmax and Vision Plus partner to offer customers 3 months of free streaming upon purchase of Vision Smart TVs  

Showmax and Vision Plus have partnered to give customers who buy a Vision Plus Smart TV three months of Showmax.

Showmax is a streaming service that bundles the best of African and international entertainment with live sport from SuperSport. When a customer buys a Vision Plus Smart TV from any authorised dealer, retailer or online vendor, countrywide, they will receive 3 months of complimentary Showmax viewing. The Vision Plus Smart TV remote also has a dedicated Showmax button.

The deal is valid for the next two years, from September 2022.

As part of its local-first strategy, Showmax tailors the content, apps, packages and partnerships to what is most important to subscribers in different countries.

“At Showmax, we’re always looking for ways to attract new customers and to enrich their streaming experience,” says Nathan Hanley, Chief Expansion Officer at Showmax. “This partnership with Vision Plus will not only make it easier for our customers in Kenya to access Showmax at the click of a button, but also allow them to watch only the best local and international content Showmax has to offer.”

This bundled deal with Vision Plus helps Kenyan streaming fans access Showmax at the touch of a button, with the latest premium content.

“This partnership affirms our promise of continuous improvement to our customers. Our new smart TVs operating on V+ OS powered by Vidaa enables our customers to enjoy their favourite content at a click of a button,” says Umesh Bhojwani, MD at Vision Plus. “This illustrates our commitment to innovation and journey to becoming a brand of choice.”

Showmax recently launched the Kenyan political thriller series, County 49, which follows the intrigues of the fictional Bwatele County, Kenya’s 49th county. County 49 stars some of Kenya’s best like Wakio Mzenge, Ainea Ojiambo, Peter Kawa, Nyokabi Macharia, Maqbul Mohammed, Martin Githinji, Benson Ojuwa, Sam Psenjen and more.

Other popular Kenyan content available on Showmax include the thriller series Igiza, set in Nairobi’s fashion industry and money laundering world; the police procedural and legal drama Crime and Justice S1 and S2, the drama series Single Kiasi that follows the dating escapades of three women in Nairobi; the audience-favourite reality series Kyallo Kulture and more.

International shows feature the best of HBO, like House of the Dragon and Industry, and Emmy winners like The White LotusSuccession, Barry and more. Kids’ favourites include Paw Patrol, Henry Danger and DC Superhero Girls, which is first on Showmax. Hollywood blockbusters include Spider-Man: No Way Home, 007: No Time to Die, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, and A Quiet Place: Part II.

Showmax Pro features the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 as well as the English Premier League, Serie A and La Liga matches plus a wide range of live sport from SuperSport including the Winter Olympics, pro boxing, international marathons and IAAF athletics on top of the full Showmax entertainment catalogue.

How a customer can enjoy this offer:

  • Purchase a Vision Plus smart TV from any authorised dealer, retailer and/or online vendor country wide.
  • Register warranty via
  • Upon successful warranty registration, Vision Plus will send a voucher code to the customer via SMS and/or email.
  • A link to Showmax registration page will also be included in the same SMS for easy voucher activation.

Showmax is an internet TV service. What sets Showmax apart is a unique combination of hit African content, first and exclusive international series, the best kids’ shows, and live sport from SuperSport. For a single monthly fee, subscribers get unlimited access, meaning that you can start and stop streaming when you want.

Showmax offers streaming using apps for smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, computers, media players and gaming consoles. With Showmax, you can manage data consumption using the bandwidth capping feature as well as download shows to smartphones and tablets to watch later offline.

Showmax was born in 2015. The service is available throughout sub-Saharan Africa and to selected diaspora markets worldwide.

Vision Plus is consumer and lifestyle electronics brand dealing in TVs and Audio products. The brand’s smart TVs –  ranging from 32”, 40”, 43”, 50”, 55”, 65” and 75 inches – offer compelling 4K picture quality, Dolby audio and have a sleek design perfect for our consumers. Its Audio products range from the 2.1 Channel 110W sound bar, 2.1 Channel 160W wireless sound pro and a portable audio range dubbed the vibe series comprising of wireless earbuds- Vibe pods, Level Up Bluetooth speaker, and Beat Box.

Vision Plus is among the first Kenyan brands to introduce its own operating system for its smart TVs known as V+ OS powered by Vidaa. The OS guarantees a seamless experience on TVs and offers a wide variety of content. Consumers can enjoy movies, series, comedy, live sports, art and so much more from official content partners i.e. Showmax. Through its distribution channels ranging from offline, online, retail and corporate, the brand is currently distributing to over 70 locations in the country and has sold over 150,000 sets in the country.


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