Showmax slashes prices for Mpesa-based subscriptions

Showmax has announced revamped prices of its mobile subscriptions bought and paid for via M-Pesa. This will see customers enjoy lower prices on two Safaricom mobile data packages that come bundled with a 30-day Showmax Mobile subscription. 

Following this move, which is exclusive to Safaricom customers, it is now easier for Kenyan streaming fans to pay for their Showmax subscription via M-Pesa while enjoying more entertainment for less. 

The new, lower-priced deals, which take effect from 28th June 2022, are:

  • Showmax Mobile + 1GB Safaricom data – Kshs 299, down from Ksh 389.
  • Showmax Pro Mobile  + 3GB Safaricom data – Kshs 1299.

We know that economies are under pressure. Partnering with our friends at Safaricom, we have worked to lower price and combine data, making it more affordable than ever for Showmax fans in Kenya to enjoy our wide range of local and international content as well as unrivalled live sport.

Nathan Hanley, Chief Expansion Officer – Showmax.

Entertainment is a key passion point for Kenyans, and through this partnership, our customers can now experience their favourite Shomwax content using bundles that provide value while enjoying the convenience of paying via M-PESA.

Peter Ndegwa, CEO – Safaricom PLC

Showmax Pro features the best football leagues worldwide, including the recent UEFA Nations Cup and the English Premier League from 6 August. Sports fans have a full schedule of world-class live events to look forward to on Showmax Pro, including Wimbledon, the latest MotoGP, and the Tour de France.

Showmax recently launched the local Original thriller series, Igiza, starring Serah Ndanu, Kevin Samuel, and Blessing Lung’aho in a tale of money laundering and stolen identity. The reality series Kyallo Kulture, featuring socialite family Betty Kyallo and her sisters Mercy and Gloria, is a fan favorite. New episodes arrive on the platform weekly.

How a customer can access this service

  1. Visit or dial *544*20# and select Showmax.
  2. Select either a Showmax Mobile (30 days) + 1GB data or Showmax Pro Mobile (30 days) + 3GB data
  3. Create an account or sign in using your email address and password
  4. Enter your Safaricom mobile phone number and click on next.
  5. Enter your M-Pesa PIN on your phone to approve your payment
  6. You will receive an SMS confirming the payment
  7. Start watching

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