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Soundcity on Tour: Showmax offers students 40% discount on subscription

L-R: Raffle Draw Winner, ND 1 Student, Yabatech, Alambo Nengi; Raffle Draw Winner, ND 1 Student, Yabatech, Adesina Emmanuel; Head of Marketing, Showmax Nigeria, Arinola Shobande; Raffle Draw Winner, ND 1 Student, Yabatech, Uchenna Blessing; Raffle Draw Winner, ND 3 Student, Yabatech, Victor  Samuel, at the Soundcity on Tour sponsored by Showmax, held at Yaba  College of Technology, Lagos Nigeria, on Thursday, June 14, 2023.


Showmax, Africa’s original streaming service, is offering students a 40% discount and an instant cashback of ₦500 on the first month only when they subscribe to the service using their debit card. This means that students will get to pay 220 naira for their Showmax subscription for the first month and continue to enjoy a 40% discount until September 2023.

This special discount is on offer at the ongoing Soundcity on Tour which kicked off Tuesday, 13 June 2023 at the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lagos. The tour is scheduled to run till September in nine other campuses, with the second stop at The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) on Wednesday, 21 June.

Students will also get an additional 1GB of free data when they watch three hours of their favorite shows and stand the chance of winning instant cash prizes up to a million naira through a raffle draw.

Showmax has partnered with Soundcity, Nigerian lifestyle and music channel, on a nationwide campus tour to offer students an affordable entertainment experience with its rich library of local and international content, that can be streamed on mobile devices including smartphones and tablets with data consumption management available using the bandwidth capping feature.

Speaking on the partnership, Opeoluwa Filani, General Manager, Showmax Nigeria said: “The youth market is critical audience for us at Showmax as we believe that entertainment can have many cognitive, social, and emotional benefits for students. This partnership with Soundcity underscores our commitment to the youth market and our mission to provide world class entertainment at an affordable rate”.

The exclusive discount offered by Showmax to students is expected to alleviate financial burdens while enabling them to explore a variety of video entertainment options from Showmax.

Furthermore, students who visit the Showmax dedicated booth will be treated to a showcase of Showmax’s vast content offering with complimentary Wi-Fi to watch and download their favourite series available on the service.

Showmax’s local content slate includes a strong and growing list of Showmax Nigerian Originals including the first long-running telenovela, WURA; season one of the drama series, Flawsome; police procedural series, Crime and Justice Lagos (winner Best TV Series and Best Picture Editor AMVCA 2023); Showmax’s first animated series, Jay Jay: The Chosen One; and the hit reality TV show, The Real Housewives of Lagos (winner Best Costume Designer AMVCA 2023)

Also available on Showmax are Africa Magic originals such as Covenant, Itura, My Beautyful Life, Ricordi and Unmarried amongst others.

Showmax is also the home of HBO in Africa with award-winning series including Succession, Game of Thrones and its prequel, House of the Dragon, Barry, The Last of Us, Love and Death, Industry and Euphoria.

For a list of what to watch on Showmax this month including latest releases and new seasons, see here

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