DStv Premium customers have something to celebrate – they will now get Showmax,
worth R99 per month, at no charge. In addition to getting access to Showmax’s
catalogue of more than 25 000 TV show episodes and movies via the DStv Explora
decoder, DStv Premium customers will also be able to access Showmax via the DStv
Now app, as well as their PC, laptop, mobile device, media player or smart TV.
“More and more customers are telling us they love to binge-watch box sets on DStv
Catch Up and Showmax. It’s the way the world is moving and that’s why we’re
offering all our Premium customers Showmax, so they can enjoy this exceptional
experience,” said Mark Rayner, CEO of MultiChoice South Africa.
DStv Premium customers already have the freshest local and international content
first on DStv and can now get box sets of previous seasons from Showmax. This is a
great way to discover and watch a series from the very beginning – watching previous
seasons on Showmax and then catching the latest season fresh on DStv.
Showmax is also home to new shows that can’t be seen anywhere else. Some of the
series exclusive to Showmax include: The Young Pope, starring Jude Law and
Diane Keaton; Taboo, starring Tom Hardy; Younger, about which
Glamour Magazine said “nothing on TV has ever captured the Sex and the
City vibe like Younger has; Kingdom, MMA action drama starring
Nick Jonas; Class, Dr Who spinoff based at the Coal Hill School in London
familiar to all Whovians.
Recent additions only on Showmax include Harlots, described by Variety as
“Think Downton Abbey meets Game of Thrones” and Tut
starring Ben Kingsley. In October the third season of Mr Robot will be added
weekly, fresh from the US and all seven season of Game of Thrones will also
The Showmax subscription gives customers access to two concurrent streams on
different devices, so parents can watch their shows on the big screen 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 for viewing later. It’s
perfect for long road trips and flights.
To make accessing Showmax hassle-free, a link has been added to the DStv Now app.
Premium customers can use up to four mobile devices such as smartphones and
tablets to access the DStv Now app.