Posts tagged as Showmax

Like 3D TVs, curved ones are doomed

Big-name TV manufacturers would have us believe curved screens are set to be the next big thing. Sadly, their collective optimism and investment doesn’t change the fact that they’re wrong, writes Craig Wilson.

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Showmax and VAST Networks offer free Wi-Fi deal

Showmax and VAST Networks agreement to give Showmax customers unlimited Wi-Fi access to stream and download shows and movies at 83 VAST Wi-Fi hotspots across South Africa.

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The biggest bang

Inheriting the Earth was never geekier than it is today.

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Our favourite Kenyan celebrities as Game of Thrones characters

In the spirit of #WinterIsHere, have you ever wondered how our beloved Kenyan celebrities would fit in Game of Thrones and what characters they would play? Say no more, our Kenyan celebrities just got shipped to Westeros.

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4 rich facts you probably didn’t know about Revenge

Revenge’s rich and famous are dripping in the most expensive of everything – but how much of it is actually real? All four seasons of Revenge are now on Showmax.

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How to watch kykNET online

Want to catch up on your favourite kykNET shows online, or binge on thousands of episodes of the best SA shows and movies while you’re living overseas? Showmax is the answer.

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What really happened to Brett Kebble?

The story of Brett Kebble’s murder is a tangled web that ties South Africa’s most notorious gangster to the highest ranking police officer, a millionaire mining magnate and the former President of the Republic. Hear from the murderers themselves in 204: Getting Away With Murder

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Is the tide turning against online pirates?

Pirates move at internet speed. Unhindered by rules and regulations they continually adapt, leaving the content owners, media industry and legal institutions to play catchup … But in the last month or so there are more examples of how the tide might be starting to turn against the pirates.

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5 Kenyan femme fatales on Showmax

When it comes to TV femme fatales, no one does it better than Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives – but let’s not forget that we have our own Kenyan femme fatales to deal with, and they’re all on Showmax!

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Filming starts on first Showmax Original

Showmax Originals to debut with new series featuring Julia Anastasopoulos, aka SuzelleDIY

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First on Showmax: Class, Season 1

Welcome to the Who-niverse! Brand-new British sci-fi series Class, a Doctor Who spin-off, comes to you FIRST on Showmax. At London’s Coal Hill Academy, four special students, each with their own secrets, have to keep alien warfare at bay.

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Algorithmic content: Designed to delight

Computers could be creating video tailored to your specific preferences for genre, plot and even actors sooner than you think.

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Nikki Bush’s #ShowmaxAddiction

The parenting expert chats to us about kids and screen time, shares her Showmax favourite shows for kids, and tells us what she loves about internet TV.

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WATCH: Vikings S5 Trailer – all previous seasons on Showmax

The filming of Season 5 has officially wrapped for the award-winning series based on the bloody journey of Norse legend Ragnar Lothbrok. The first four seasons of Vikings are now streaming.

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Mystic Falls is the place to be for the best bloodsucker action

7 bloody good reasons to binge on the first 7 seasons of Vampire Diaries. Season 7 launched today on Showmax.

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On Showmax SA this weekend: 2 June

Brace yourself – Showmax has released so many new series, movies and doccies that you’re not going to know what’s hit you this weekend.

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Internet TV: can we all just get along?

What’s attracting people to internet TV? Amongst other things, binge-watching is a big deal. 73% of US consumers, and nearly 90% of Millennials and Gen Z, say they binge-watch content.

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Brett Michael Innes’ #ShowmaxAddiction

The director and writer of the award-winning South African movie Sink, Brett Michael Innes, tells us about his passion for film and TV.

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Hot new content hitting Showmax SA in June

From series you can only find on Showmax to classic movies, top-notch SA comedy and solid-gold soapies, Showmax delivers scorching entertainment to subscribers in the month of June.

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7 keys to mobile success in high-growth markets

To deliver successful mobile services in emerging markets, understanding local nuances and developing suitable business models are key.

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Does size matter?

Though going to the cinema is magic, the experience of watching series or movies on smaller screens has become much more convenient, while the quality has improved exponentially, writes poet, editor and blogger Kojo Baffoe.

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Harun Momanyi’s #ShowmaxAddiction

The Kenyan journalist and firm Showmax fan shares his internet TV secrets with us.

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Showmax strikes deal with mobile operator in Poland

Press release: Showmax has agreed a partnership with Play, Poland’s fastest-growing mobile operator with more than 14 million subscribers. As part of the deal, complimentary access to Showmax will be made available to all new and existing Play contract customers.

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How to get Showmax on your DStv Explora

Here’s a quick guide on how to pimp your DStv Explora so that it lets you stream all Showmax’s binge-worthy shows direct to your TV.

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