ShowMax is a subscription video on demand internet service which can be accessed via web browser, smartphones, tablets and selected smart TVs, offering a wide range of movies and television series, both local and international.
Best series and movies. Online. Anytime.
Combining more than 12,000 hours / 20,000 episodes of series and movies and as well as local content, ShowMax delivers a subscription video on demand service.
With a catalogue spanning major production studios from across the globe, the cost at launch was R99 per month. The service delivers a wide range of video entertainment for smart devices.
ShowMax aims to be "Africa's video on demand powerhouse blending local knowledge and international expertise to give an unparalleled video entertainment experience".
Subscribers to the service sign up for ShowMax on their website and watch via web browser on laptop and desktop computer, via iOS and Android apps on smartphones and tablets, and via apps on certain Samsung and LG smart TVs.
Shortly after launch in August 2015, ShowMax secured several region-exclusive television series including the Sundance Channel drama Rectify and a selection of dramas from ITV Studios, including Jekyll & Hyde, Good Witch and Texas Rising.