May 25, 2022

[2022] New Showmax Packages, Showmax Channels and Showmax Prices


Showmax has affordable top quality entertainment like movies, documentaries,series, and live sports. In this article, we look at the new show max packages,showmax channels, and showmax prices.

We will give you an in-depth analysis on everything showmax from how to sign up for show max , showmax subscription or packages, prices, and channels.

What Is Showmax?

Showmax is an online streaming service available on subscription. Established in South Africa in 2015. Apart from offering own demand Hollywood blockbusters. Showmax has also focused on promoting local African content.

Which Countries is Showmax Available in?

Kenya, Zimbabwe.Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Botswana Cabo Verde, , Central African Republic, Cameroon ,Chad, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, the Democratic Republic of the Congo,and Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast,Madagascar, , Lesotho, Liberia, , Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Gabon, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia

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How to Link your Showmax to your DStv Account

DSTV customers can link their DSTV account through the following ways.

Premium DSTV subscribers

  1. Open your “DStv App” or visit the DStv Self Service website
  2. click on ‘Activate Now’ on the Showmax card
  3. Create Showmax Account or Sign-In (with existing Showmax credentials)

Other DSTV Subscribers

  1. Open your “MyDStv App” or Visit the DStv Self Service website 
  2. Sign in and click on ‘Add Showmax’ on the Showmax card
  3. Click on ‘Activate Now’, and create Showmax Account or Sign-In (with existing Showmax credentials)
  4. To finish Showmax activation, complete payment process

What are the different Showmax plans?

Showmax’s standard plan 

Showmax’s standard plan has thousands of series and movies to stream. The showmax standard plan allows you to Register up to five devices, watch on two streams at once

Showmax Mobile

Showmax content is similar to showmax standard plan as both have the same content.However, on showmax mobile subscribers are restricted to watching content on smartphones and tablets. In additon you can only watch one stream (or one device) at a time only.

Showmax Pro 

What Is in Showmax Pro Package

Showmax Pro is for those who love to stream movies, series, documentaries, kids’ shows as well as live sport, news and music.

The showmax pro package includes Premier league,La Liga, Serie A,EUFA Euro and Africa Cup of nations games.

This is in addition to News channels, Music Channels, and Live Sports available through the DSTV Super Sports Channels.

Showmax Pro Mobile

Showmax Pro Mobile is the mobile version of showmax pro. You can watch all the same content showmax pro but on a mobile device such as phone or a tablet.


How much does Showmax Pro cost? – How Much Is Showmax Pro Plan?

CountryShowmaxShowmax MobileShowmax ProShowmax Pro Mobile
AustraliaAUD 12.49AUD 6.25Not availableNot available
BotswanaBWP 95BWP 36BWP 216BWP 108
GhanaGHC 45.99GHC 16.99GHC 119.99GHC 59.99
KenyaKSh 760KSh 300KSh 2100KSh 1050
NamibiaN$ 99N$ 39N$ 295N$ 149
New ZealandNZD 13.49NZD 6.75Not availableNot available
NigeriaNGN 2900NGN 1200NGN 6300NGN 3200
MauritiusUSD 7.99USD 2.99USD 26.99USD 13.99
South AfricaZAR 99ZAR 39ZAR 449ZAR 225
TanzaniaTSh 20,000TSh 7,800TSh 46,000TSh 23,000
UgandaUGX 30,300UGX 11,499UGX 67,200UGX 33,600
United KingdomGBP 6.75GBP 3.49Not availableNot available
ZambiaZMW 160ZMW 72ZMW 432ZMW 216
Rest of AfricaUSD 7.99USD 2.99USD 17.99USD 8.99
DiasporaUSD 8.99USD 4.49Not availableNot available
How Much Is Showmax Pro Plan?

List of Smart TV That Support Showmax Pro

BrandProductReleasedOperating systemShowmax Pro support
SamsungSmart TV2017 & newerTizen 3 & higherYes
LGSmart TV2014 & newerwebOS 1 & higherYes
HisenseSmart TV2019 & 2020VIDAA U3 & U4Yes
(Sony, Hisense, Panasonic, JVC & more)
Smart TVs & Media Boxes2013 & newerAndroid 4.4.0 & higherYes
AppleApple TV 4th Gen & Apple TV 42015 & 2017tvOS 12.1 & higherYes
List of Smart TV That Support Showmax Pro

How To Watch Showmax On TV

Use a HDMI cable to connect your computer to your TV set

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How Much Does Showmax Cost in Kenya?

Showmax – Kshs.760
Showmax Mobile – Kshs.300
Showmax Pro – Kshs.2,100
Showmax Pro Mobile – Kshs.1,050

Where to watch Showmax?

On your tablets, smartphones, and o smart TVs. Install the showmax app from your store.

Which devices support Showmax?

– Phone or tablet
– Smart TV
– Laptop or computer
– Media streaming device
– DStv Explora

 How to pay for showmax subscription via M-pesa In kenya

Here’s how to pay for Showmax with M-Pesa
Sign up or sign in to your Showmax account.
Hover over your profile name at the top-right corner of the website once logged in.
From the drop-down menu Select “My Account”
Select “Manage Subscription” and choose your subscription.
Select M-Pesa as your payment method. Then choose the length of your subscription (1, 3 or 6 months).
Enter your mobile number and Submit.
You will receive a prompt to enter your M-Pesa pin and process the payment.

The old Mpesa payment method is listed below
From Mpesa Menu then select Lipa na Mpesa
Choose Paybill
Enter Business Number as 852552 (852552 is Showmax Paybill Number)
Use the phone number linked to your showmax Account Number as the account number
Enter the amount you want to Pay
Enter your Mpesa pin
The amount will then be paid Instantly.

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