Showmax Prices, Packages, Channels & Subscription Help Guide 2024

June 23, 2023
Showmax Prices, Packages, Channels & Subscription Help Guide 2023

What are Prices? Are you curious about how Showmax works, its pricing options, and the available packages?

We provide a breakdown of what Showmax has to offer and how you can enjoy its extensive library of content.

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Discover the ins and outs of Showmax, from its functionality and pricing to available packages and payment methods.

Dive into the world of Showmax to explore a vast array of content, including movies, series, documentaries, sports, and children's programming.

Showmax is not just a TV channel; it's a versatile streaming service offering a diverse range of entertainment.

Accessible online at or through the Showmax app, it caters to a variety of devices, including phones, tablets, smart TVs, media players, and gaming consoles.

All you need is a subscription and an internet-connected device to enjoy Showmax.

Showmax Prices and Packages

Showmax Standard:

  • Thousands of movies and series.
  • Register up to five devices.
  • Watch on two streams simultaneously.
  • Full access to all Showmax content.
  • Cost: GH¢65 per month in Ghana

Showmax Mobile:

  • Same content as Showmax Standard.
  • Limited to smartphone or tablet use.
  • One device registration per account.
  • Single-stream capability.
  • Cost: GH¢27 per month in Ghana.

Showmax Prices

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How much does Showmax cost? Here is the Showmax pricing for different packages in different countries;

CountryShowmax StandardShowmax MobileShowmax Pro Mobile
BotswanaBWP 95BWP 36BWP 108
KenyaKSh 760KSh 300KSh 1050
NamibiaN$ 99N$ 39N$ 225
N 2900N 1200NGN 3200
ZAR 99ZAR 39ZAR 225
TanzaniaTSh 20,000TSh 7,800TSh 23 000
UGX 30,300UGX 11,499UGX 33 600
ZambiaZMW 160ZMW 72ZMW 216
Rest of AfricaUSD 7.99USD 2.99USD 8.99
Showmax Prices

Countries where Showmax is available

As of 1 December 2023, Showmax will not be available outside of sub-Saharan Africa, as the business focuses on the African market.

The new Showmax will be available in 44 markets in sub-Saharan Africa.

There are a few African countries that will not have access to Showmax at launch but details will become available soon.

Showmax content may vary from country to country.

Using Showmax on multiple devices

The “All devices” Showmax plan allows you to register up to five devices and watch on two devices at the same time.

However, our “Mobile devices” Showmax Mobile and Showmax Pro Mobile plans allow you to watch on one mobile device only.

Your first registered device used for playback is counted as your single device.

You can watch trailers as well as browse the content catalogue on other devices, but playback will not be possible on a second device.

How to Sign Up for Showmax

  1. Visit
  2. Sign up with your email and create a password.
  3. Choose your payment method.
  4. Monthly billing with no contract; cancel anytime.

Adding Showmax to DStv Bill

customers can seamlessly add Showmax to their monthly bill. Note that Showmax Pro and Showmax Pro Mobile plans are excluded from DStv bill discounts.

Supported Devices for Showmax

Access Showmax on various devices, including phones, tablets, laptops, smart TVs, media streaming devices, and more. DStv Explora users enjoy Showmax at no additional cost.

Managing Data Usage on Showmax

Showmax provides two data management features:

  1. Download shows for offline viewing with adjustable quality settings.
  2. Bandwidth capping to control data usage during streaming.

What to Watch on Showmax

Showmax distinguishes itself with an ad-free, uninterrupted viewing experience. Enjoy a vast library of content without limits, spanning movies, series, documentaries, and kids' shows.

Showmax Subscription Options

  • Showmax Standard: HD streaming on multiple devices with two simultaneous streams.
  • Showmax Mobile: Smartphone and tablet access with a single stream.

Live Sport on Showmax Pro Mobile

Showmax Pro Mobile offers live-streamed sports, including football, motorsport, tennis, athletics, running, cycling, boxing, and more.

Note that Showmax Pro has been phased out.

Exciting Changes in 2024

Following the Showmax relaunch in 2024, Showmax Pro Mobile will be replaced by Showmax Premier League, a mobile-only plan focusing on the Premier League.

Explore the world of streaming entertainment with Showmax, where your favourite content awaits. Subscribe today for an unmatched entertainment experience.

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