5 Best Movie Streaming Sites in Kenya
A movie can come in handy for relaxation after a long day of work, or escaping boredom during long stints of free time.
Binge-watching is rapidly becoming a favorite pastime with the increasing number of movie streaming sites on the internet. Here are the best 10 streaming sites you can enjoy in Kenya;
- Netflix is a globally reputable streaming site that boasts the highest usage in the movie streaming niche.
- It is a catalog of the hottest movies and series ever made and offers you multiple episodes and seasons back to back.
- Netflix content is, however, segmented with a considerable portion of movies and series available for free.
- The rest of the content is classified as “Premium” where you have to part with a standard Ksh.1100 per month subscription fee to access.
- Netflix also allows you to share your monthly access with friends and family by letting 2 other devices log in using your account credentials.
- The monthly subscription fee widens the variety from which you can choose.
- Netflix has different genres of movies/series, documentaries, animation, and musical content.
- Click here to sign in and enjoy Netflix content.
- Click here to download the Netflix App.
- Launched in 2015 in South Africa, Showmax has been fronted as the African version of Netflix.
- Its key strategy is streaming local content, making it the ultimate choice for watching local Kenyan content.
- The online subscription video-on-demand service offers 14-day free trials for new account sign-ups.
- The subscription fee is as low as Ksh. 300, which is enough to take you through 2 months of entertainment.
- The Real Housewives of Nairobi and Single Kiasi are the latest sensations on Showmax.
- The show is star-studded, attracting famous Kenyan hotties including the veteran socialite Vera Sidika.
- Apart from local content, Showmax has the following to offer;
- Hollywood Blockbuster movies
- Groundbreaking Documentaries
- Kids Comedy
- Live Sports of Showmax Pro
- You need reliable internet with a minimum speed of 5 to 10Mbps to enjoy Showmax.
- Live streaming content requires the Showmax Pro payment plan, available from KSh. 1050 a month.
- Click here to download the Showmax App.
- MyMoviesAfrica is the home of African films with a variety of movies created throughout the continent.
- MyMoviesAfrica does not charge a monthly subscription fee as most streaming sites do.
- The arrangement at MyMoviesAfrica is to rent or own content for a period of time.
- This means you pay only for what you watch, the individual movie or piece of content.
- You can pay via Safaricom BONGA Points or M-PESA in Kenya.
- Some of the remarkable Kenyan movies on the platform include Lost in Time created by FilmLab Kenya.
- Joining is free.
- Click here to download the MyMoviesAfrica App and rent movies.
- YouTube is the go-to platform for many people when it comes to informative, educative, and entertaining content.
- The numerous YouTube channels by creators both local and foreign, serve as an infinite reservoir of content to browse.
- YouTube is particularly ideal for streaming short episodes of various hard-hitting comedy and lifestyle shows.
- YouTube is also unrivaled in its wealth of exceptional documentaries and educative content.
- Described as the mighty online university, YouTube seemingly has just everything you wish to lay your eyes on.
- Click here to access and stream content on YouTube.
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5. Amazon Prime Video
- Prime Video is a streaming site by Amazon that features Amazon Original Movies as well as other popular TV shows.
- Amazon Prime is now riding high for landing a top series Jack Ryan that is streamed exclusively on the platform.
- Prime Video subscription is highly affordable in Kenya going for Ksh. 560 per month.
- Amazon Prime also offers a 7-day free trial for new users.
- You can enjoy it from the web or with the Prime Video App on your phone, tablet, or select Smart TVs.
- Like Netflix, you can share your connection/account with up to 3 devices at once.
- You can as well watch offline on the Prime Video App when you download content to your iPhone, iPad, Tablet, or Android device.
- Click here to download the Prime Video App.