“Customers can subscribe to the Showmax service by visiting the www.showmax.com using their smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, computers, media players and gaming consoles. They can also manage their data consumption using the bandwidth capping feature, download shows to smartphones and tablets to watch later offline among other key unique features,” Asiimwe said.
Platform prices and packages will be as listed below:
|1 Device (Mobile-Only)||Showmax (General Entertainment)||15,200|
|Showmax Pro Mobile (Includes General Entertainment and Sports)||33,600|
|5 Devices||Showmax (General Entertainment)||30,300|
|Showmax Pro (Includes General Entertainment and Sports)||67,200|
According to the Uganda Communications Commission report in 2020, Mobile money accounts have increased to over 25 million. This growth saw the registered accounts grow from 24.7 million in December 2019 to 25.4 million in March 2020, an indication that mobile money is a highly sought channel for conducting transactions and is a worthwhile addition for the brand’s subscribers.
Customers on the Showmax platform can create up to 6 profiles for the members of their household under a single account with each profile having its own watch lists and personalized recommendations based on its own viewing behaviour. The profiles have a parental control level which filters out content above the age limit, and an optional PIN to manage access.
Individuals can personalize their Showmax accounts by editing their profiles, which can be done through signing onto the Showmax website, selecting the account on the top menu bar under your user name, the page will default to overview where one will see all the options related to the account, then select account details on the left-hand navigation menu and make the necessary changes including the name, location, contact details and password.