Showmax has downwardly reviewed the price of its mobile subscription plan across Africa. The new price reflects a 20% decrease on the previous monthly fee which has been the price since its launch in November 2019.
â€œWe believe this change will be appreciated by our mobile customers as will the decision not to increase any of our other prices,â€ says MultiChoice Group CEO for Connected Video, Yolisa Phahle.
â€œWe have our most exciting slate of Showmax Originals this year and look forward to more of our subscribers enjoying our proudly African storiesâ€.
Here are the changes in the Mobile Subscription of Showmax
|CountryÂ||Old price||New price|
|Kenya||KSh 380||KSh 300|
|Nigeria||NGN 1450||NGN 1200|
|Ghana||GHC 22.99||GHC 16.99|
|Uganda||UGX 15,200||UGX 11,499|
|Rest of Africa||$3.99||$2.99|
The mobile versions of Showmax and Showmax Pro are designed for users who only watches on a mobile device like a phone or tablet. Standard versions are ideal for Showmax subscribers who use more than one device to watch, like a laptop or computer, or a smart TV, or for families who want to stream two shows concurrently.
So far, the company has already released four Showmax Originals: Taliâ€™s Baby Diary, the small-town psychological thriller DAM, the Kenyan police procedural Crime and Justice, and reality series I Am Laycon, Nigeriaâ€™s first Showmax Original.
The new price of the Showmax Mobile is now the same as the mobile offering from, Netflix – its major competitor.