Online video streaming service Showmax has today announced the addition of five local TV channels on its platform. The channels include KBC Channel 1, KTN Home and KTN News, K24TV and NTV.
The channels will be streamed 24 hours a day, available to Showmax and Showmax pro subscribers including those on mobile plans ,the web as well as select Samsung and LG Smart TVs.
The five adds to Showmax’s existing local series that it already streams including Selina, kina and Kovu and Njoro wa uba among others.
Speaking about the development, Yolisa Phahle, CEO of Connected Video at MultiChoice, said: “We’re constantly working on new ways to improve the Showmax experience for our subscribers. Whether it’s M-Pesa payments or daily episodes of Maisha Magic favourites like Selina, Kina and Kovu as well as weekly episodes of Sol Family and Hullabaloo Estate, our local-first approach keeps our Kenyan subscribers top of mind.
“With the addition of these live channels, Showmax will now offer Kenyans a one-stop streaming destination featuring the best of international and Kenyan shows, movies and kids’ shows, the world’s best sport from SuperSport on our Pro plan and now, live streams of Kenya’s biggest channels.”
Besides the new TV channels, Showmax’s October package also includes more episodes of the Sol family, brand new local series Nganya and Baba Yao, Plus Alex Rider, Florida Girls LA’s finest with Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union.
Showmax says, “October is an action-packed month, from movies like John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum to series like the second season of spy thriller Condor to police series L.A’s Finest, to a whole ton of martial arts movies from Kix.”