Mauritius Telecom and Showmax enter ground-breaking partnership to bring live football coverage from SuperSport to my.t customers and football fans in Mauritius.
9 December 2021: Mauritius Telecom is proud to announce its partnership with Showmax, the streaming service that bundles the best of international entertainment with live sport from SuperSport.
SuperSport features the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, English Premier League, FA Cup, Serie A, and La Liga matches, plus a wide range of live sport from SuperSport, including pro boxing, international marathons and athletics* on top of the full Showmax entertainment catalogue.
Sherry Singh, CEO Mauritius Telecom, highlighted that: “This alliance could not have come at a better time and we are delighted that our customers will be able to follow the UEFA Champions League as it heads into the exciting knock-out phase.”
Through this partnership, Mauritius Telecom reaffirms its commitment to bring the best live sports and entertainment to my.t customers.
“The UEFA Champions League is one of the most-watched tournaments in the footballing world and we’re delighted to bring it to Mauritius for Showmax subscribers to enjoy the action,” says Barry Dubovsky, Chief Operating Officer at Multichoice Connected Video.
In addition to the live sport coverage by SuperSport available with a Showmax Pro subscription, Showmax brings the best of HBO, like Succession, Insecure and Game of Thrones, as well as popular series like New Amsterdam. Kids’ favourites include Sesame Street and Paw Patrol. Hollywood blockbusters include Roald Dahl’s The Witches, romantic-comedy Palm Springs, which is first on Showmax, and Christopher Nolan’s latest action movie Tenet.
Showmax Originals include telenovela The Wife, that’s smashing viewing records, the full first season of Temptation Island: South Africa, the upcoming rom-com series Troukoors (Wedding Fever) out in December, as well as a new season of The Real Housewives of Durban.
* Please note: the Showmax catalogue differs from country to country
Showmax is a subscription based streaming service. What sets Showmax apart is a unique combination of hit content, first and exclusive international series, the best kids’ shows, and on Showmax Pro you also get live sport from SuperSport.
Stream Showmax using apps for smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, computers, media players and gaming consoles. Manage data consumption using the bandwidth capping feature. No internet? No problem – download shows to smartphones and tablets to watch later offline.
Showmax was born in 2015. The service is available throughout sub-Saharan Africa and to selected diaspora markets worldwide.
About Mauritius Telecom
Mauritius Telecom is the leading provider of an extensive range of ICT services and solutions in Mauritius for both residential customers and businesses, including fixed, mobile, internet, TV, fintech, ICT, a Tier IV Datacentre and digital services.
Through its numerous initiatives, Mauritius Telecom has paved the way for the growth of the ICT industry, which has become a major pillar of the Mauritian economy. The Company has completed island-wide fibre deployment, thereby enabling Mauritian citizens and businesses to benefit from ultra-high-speed broadband internet.
This year Mauritius Telecom propelled Mauritius into the gigabit era with 1Gbps internet speed on fibre and 5G experience zones. Mauritius Telecom has recently received two prestigious awards from AfricaCom namely The Connectivity Project of the Year 2021 and The Most Innovative Product or Service 2021.