Showmax Pro Being Discontinued From [30-Nov-2023]

  • MultiChoice Group has revealed its intention to discontinue Showmax Pro” in preparation for the upcoming relaunch of the Showmax platform, scheduled to take place by year-end.
  • In a recent communication to subscribers, MultiChoice announced that, as part of Showmax’s upcoming relaunch, they will be concentrating their sports content solely on Premier League football, recognizing it as the most-watched football league in Africa. MultiChoice has announced that Showmax Pro, in its current form, will be phased out by November 30th.

Showmax Pro New [Updated News]

  • They will soon release more information regarding the updated pricing and product. Showmax Pro combines the fundamental Showmax entertainment package with an array of sports events courtesy of its “Sister company, SuperSport.
  • To date, Showmax has featured an extensive lineup, including Premier League football, UEFA Champions League, La Liga, Serie A, the FA Cup, and more.
  • Additionally, it has showcased thrilling athletics, running, and boxing competitions. We are committed to ensuring that our Showmax customers can continue enjoying the sports they love. As part of our product update, existing Showmax customers in South Africa will have the opportunity to subscribe to the “DStv Compact Plus” Stream package at the same price as their current Showmax (Pro) subscription.
  • DStv Stream Compact Plus is presently offered at R549 per month, whereas Showmax Pro is available for R349 per month. This refers to a monthly savings of R200 for Showmax subscribers, who enjoy additional sports content, including select Rugby World Cup 2023 matches.
  • Showmax group has announced that Showmax Pro customers will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to stream 115 live channels, access the entire “DStv video-on-demand library“, and retain their access to Showmax’s entertainment catalog.
  • MultiChoice will communicate the sign-up details directly to these customers. It is important to note that this offer will not be extended to Showmax Pro mobile-only subscribers.

Final Thought [Review by Calvo Mawela]

Starting from October 1st, “Showmax Pro” will no longer be available for new subscriptions. These changes are part of MultiChoice’s preparations for a significant overhaul of Showmax, expected to be completed by the end of the year. In a previous interview with TechCentral in June, MultiChoice Group CEO Calvo Mawela mentioned that ‘version 2‘ of Showmax will feature strategic and technical input from their new partner and co-investor, NBCUniversal.

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