ShowMax and Vodacom launch new TV service for R49 per month

ShowMax and Vodacom have launched ShowMax Select, a new Internet TV service designed for use on smartphones and tablets – priced at R49 per month.

ShowMax Select gives subscribers unlimited access to a catalogue of TV shows, movies, kids shows, and documentaries.

The new service has a strong focus on local content, and is optimised for lower data consumption on smartphones and tablets.

At launch, ShowMax Select has more than 10,000 TV series episodes and movies, including local shows Isibaya, Shaka Zulu, and Binnelanders.

The service also features international productions like Teen Wolf, Merlin, The Driver, and Line of Duty.

Over half of the content on ShowMax Select is local, with new content to be added weekly.

ShowMax Select is available exclusively through Vodacom, billed directly to a subscriber’s Vodacom account.

ShowMax Select vs ShowMax Premium

Component ShowMax Select ShowMax Premium
Price R49 per month R99 per month
Video resolution 3 options, up to standard definition 3 options, up to high definition
Simultaneous viewing 1 stream 2 streams
Downloads Up to 25 shows, valid 30 days Up to 25 shows, valid 30 days
Download options 2 options 4 options, up to high definition
Registration of devices Up to 5 devices Up to 5 devices
Platforms supported Android, iOS, web browser Smart TV, Android, iOS, web, Apple TV, Chromecast, Explora
Payment method Add to bill – Vodacom Voucher, Credit Card, PayPal, add to bill
Content 50/50 regional/international 30/70 regional/international

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