Showmax Kenya

SHOWMAX is an internet-based subscription video on demand service supplying an extensive catalogue of TV shows and movies. By leveraging relationships with major production studios from across the globe, Showmax delivers both world-class international content as well as the best of specialised local content. Showmax is accessible across a wide range of devices from smart TVs and computers to smartphones and tablets.

Introduced in KENYA in 2016 in conjuction with broadband and mobile network provider Safaricom shomax has continued in providing the two-tier service for watching TV shows and movies via the internet in Kenya and more around the Globe thanks to the Parent incorporated company in the Netherlands: Showmax B.V. A Naspers company

To date there is a major internet adoption in Kenya via home broadband, 3/4G mobile networks by various providers including ZUKU, Liquid Telkom, Jamii Telkom, Telkom Kenya and Safaricom among other infrastructure providers. Showmax success can be attributed to streaming friendlier bundles in promotion with Safaricom subscribers as the main market target and recently some revamp with Telkom Kenya in providing

zero-rated data for streaming content

Themed and maintaining  ‘”something for everyone” Shomax gives you access to thousands of hours of local and international movies and series. Must say some favorite Movies and Series available on multiple devices so you can enjoy the best entertainment at home or on the move.

By subscription rights the user can stream or temporarily download television shows, movies, video or audio clips and other audio-visual materials by using an electronic device which is capable of connecting to the internet, including but not limited to computers, mobile phones, tablets, media players, smart TVs, decoders, set-top boxes, gaming consoles, media adaptors and other similar devices, which devices comply with the technical requirements to access the Content as set out on the Showmax website (‘Access Device’). The Showmax Service is made available on the terms and conditions.

The supported devices include and not limited to:

  1. Personal Computers (via web browsers)
  2. Apple iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.3 or higher
  3. Apple TV (4th Generation) running tvOS 10.0 or higher
  4. Android phones and tablets running Android 4.1.0 or higher
  5. Android TV devices running Android 4.1.0 or higher.
  6. Samsung Smart TVs (2012 and later)
  7. Samsung Tizen Smart TVs (2015 and later)
  8. LG NetCast Smart TVs (2012 to 2014)
  9. LG WebOS Smart TVs (2014 and later)
  10. Hisense Vidaalite 2.0, Vidaa U2 Smart TVs (2016 and later, Africa only)
  11. Xbox One
  12. DStv Explora (South Africa only)
  13. Apple AirPlay
  14. Google Cast (casting from the Showmax app for Android or iOS)

The Choice with SHOWMAX

Smart TV: Watch Showmax on your smart TV or connect your laptop to your TV with an HDMI cable for that big screen experience

On Laptop: Watch on your computer using your favourite web browser at No apps required.

Phone or Tablet: Stream online or download to watch offline with the Showmax app on your phone or tablet.

Streaming Media: Watch Showmax on your Xbox One, Apple TV, Google Chromecast or Safaricom BigBox.

ShowMax features local favourites such as Real Househelps of Kawangware, Siri, Gizani, Churchill Live, Auntie Boss, Kona, Nairobi Half Life as well as popular series and movies from Hollywood like Difficult People, Power, Penny Dreadful, Hawaii Five-O, Channel Zero, Mr Robot, Ray Donovan, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, American Gothic, Blue Bloods, and The Good Wife; the List is infinity

In Kenya a Showmax subscription costs 880 KES per month payable via accept credit cards (MasterCard and Visa), PayPal and M-pesa. A single subscription option that gives you unlimited access to our full library and a free 14 days trial to try out the service.

Latest: Get 3 months of Showmax for KSH 250 with M-Pesa.
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