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Content Streaming Services  |  Showmax Rated 2nd Most Watched Streaming Service In South Africa

JustWatch - the international streaming guide and rating service - have recently released its viewing figures for streaming platforms in South Africa. The figures, covering the third quarter of 2020 showed that Netflix is the leading streaming platform in South ...
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Content Streaming Services  |  Multichoice Launches "Free Showmax" Streaming For The South African Market

A free version of Showmax - the Multichoice streaming platform - has been launched for the South African market, according to news reporting. With this offering, Showmax consumers can access some content on the platform without the need for a ...
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Multichoice Showmax In Co-Productions For Quality African-Originated Content

Streaming platform Showmax (part of PayTV company - Multichoice) has announced two new international co-productions of African content, one of which is "Rogue" an all-action packed movie (starring Megan Fox), and the other is "Blood Psalms" the African mythology series. ...

Showmax Delighted As Big Brother Naija Draws Record Streaming Views Across Africa

Executives at Multichoice Showmax may have been doing internal cartwheel jumps to celebrate the viewing figures from the 5th edition of Big Brother Naija, which, despite being currently flighted in a pandemic has become a hit with streamers in Nigeria, ...

Showmax Get Kids Content From Distributor, Jetpack!

Showmax confirmed it had signed a Kids and family-focused content deal with a United Kingdom based distributor - Jetpack Distribution. The terms of the agreement indicate that Showmax would have access to more than 150 hours of content from Jetpack's ...

Multichoice Streaming Platform- Showmax - To Offer Live Sport

Showmax, the video-on-demand arm of the TV giant Multichoice has indicated that it would expand its offering with Showmax Pro that will provide live sports show from SuperSport in addition to the staple of entertainment content it currently provides.   ...

COVID-19 In Africa: MultiChoice Adds Live News Channels To Showmax During Lockdown

DStv Now revealed last week that it would be making various 24-hour news channels available on its platform to viewers amid the on-going global coronavirus pandemic. Both subscribers and non-subscribers would now be able to stream the news channels and ...

MultiChoice’s Showmax Local Content Offering Climbs To 50%

Showmax has revealed that more than half of its catalogue of movies and TV shows is now local content. This very deliberate shift to local started over a year ago with shows such as The Queen and The River, and more ...

Showmax Plans To Increase Video-On-Demand Access Across Africa

MultiChoice’s subscription video on demand (SVoD) service, Showmax announced last week that it plans to address the obstacles faced by many African’s when it comes to video streaming platforms. SVoD works well in countries where uncapped broadband is more affordable ...

Showmax Ready To Compete With Netflix – MultiChoice

Showmax is now in the best position to compete with international streaming giants like Netflix. This is according to the MultiChoice Connected Video’s CEO Niclas Ekdahl, who had a conversation with MyBroadband at a MultiChoice Media Showcase. Ekdahl said that ...

MultiChoice Supports New, Original Productions For Showmax In Nigeria And South Africa …Kenya To Follow

African VoD platforms have quickly come and gone, and the survivors have been joined by leading international players such as Netflix. VoD platforms in Africa continue to face issues around bandwidth quality, behaviour change and data pricing. Showmax plans to ...

South Africa: Showmax Filming Second Local Original Comedy Series

Filming began on Monday in Johannesburg on Woke in Progress, Showmax’s second Original scripted comedy series for MultiChoice’s video-on-demand (SVOD) service. MultiChoice’s Connected Video department announced that it had acquired Woke in Progress as its second comedy series after Tali’s Wedding Diary, and its ...