According to Viu, a pan-regional OTT video service from PCCW Media Group, premium customers will now be able to enjoy a variety of local and international favourites. This will not be limited by the mobile network that they are on, and daily, weekly and monthly subscription options will be available for customers to choose from.

Through the collaboration with 1voucher, Viu Premium payments or subscriptions can now be purchased and redeemed through 1voucher. As part of the launch promotion with 1voucher, Viu customers can buy Viu Premium for R29 and get one month free — or buy daily access for R5 and get an extra day free.

Viu is also running a contest where customers stand a chance of winning one of 30 Huawei devices if they subscribe to Viu Premium through 1voucher. Viu is the first OTT video service in South Africa to integrate with 1voucher.

Viu supports payment options including Google Pay (which accepts both credit and debit cards), direct carrier billing, credit cards and iTunes billing. Viu Premium aims to offer the best of South Africa's favourite shows, Bollywood movies and pan-African hits.

Additional features include an ad-free viewing experience and the option for customers to download and watch later. Viu premium customers can also watch marathon seasons of Mzansi series including Uzalo, Skeem Saam, Scandal! and Imbewu.

1voucher is available at Shoprite, Checkers, USave, OK, House and Home, Pep and Flash. The process for customers includes:
  • buying a1voucher,
  • downloading the Viu app on App Store or Google Play,
  • going into the Viu menu,
  • selecting 'Go Premium',
  • selecting the 1voucher option,
  • entering the 1voucher pin, and
  • enjoying access to the home of Mzansi's most-watched local shows.
Viu Premium starts at R5 a day and the Viu app is available for free download on App Store and Google Play.

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