How Much Is Showmax In Namibia

How Much Is Showmax In Namibia

What is Showmax?

Showmax is an online subscription video on demand service which launched in South Africa on 19 August 2015. Showmax is employing a localisation strategy to take on established video on demand competitors with a focus on local content and partnerships with mobile telcos.

How Much Is Showmax In Namibia?

Showmax is 100% free for DStv Premium subscribers. Enjoy getting Showmax at a 50% discount. Pay only R49 pm. Enjoy Showmax at the regular price of R99 pm with the convenience of one consolidated bill.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Showmax available in Namibia?

Showmax and Showmax Pro plans are available in Namibia, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, etc. 

How does Showmax work in Namibia?

Active DStv subscribers can activate Showmax on their DStv accounts via the MyDStv app or by visiting Accounts cannot be activated via the Showmax website. Subscribers can register up to five devices on their Showmax account and watch Showmax on a maximum of two devices at the same time.

How much is Showmax on DStv?

If you have DStv Premium you get Showmax at no cost. DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers get Showmax for a 50% discount.

Is Showmax better than Netflix?

Showmax is again the service with the lowest choice of TV series – offering 434 choices to its customers. Prime Video offers 1,283 series, but Netflix is the winner in this category with 1,827 options.

Is Netflix free on DStv premium?

It costs the same as what you’d pay for a Netflix subscription if you signed up through the Netflix website. The price of Netflix will be added to your monthly DStv bill. There’s no extra fee for Netflix when you sign up on your Explora.

How many devices can connect to Showmax?

You may register five devices on your Showmax account. These may be replaced up to 20 times per year. You may watch on two registered devices simultaneously, these are referred to as active devices.

Can I watch Showmax on my TV?

Showmax is an internet TV streaming service that is accessible on internet-connected devices like tablets, laptops, smartphones, gaming consoles, media players and smart TVs. DStv customers can also watch Showmax on their TVs via an internet-connected DStv Explora. If you have DStv Premium you get Showmax at no cost.

Do I need WIFI for ShowMax?

Showmax is a streaming service that needs an internet connection. Showmax is an internet-streaming service and an internet connection is required to watch and download shows and live-stream sport.

Can I watch SuperSport on Showmax?

The new Showmax Pro service, which bundles the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport, is going live from today in South Africa with prices starting at R225 per month.

Can I watch Showmax without subscription?

Users will be able stream movies and binge-watch the first few episodes of available series for free. 

Which shows are free on Showmax?

The free tier will include “local movies, series and sports shows” — so you’ll basically have access to DStv-esque content as well as some Showmax Original shows. This includes things like The River; Gomora, Somizi & Mohale: The Union and Life With Kelly Khumalo.

Can I share my Showmax account?

You may register up to five devices on your Showmax account. You may watch on two registered devices simultaneously: these are referred to as active devices. Go to for more, or email

How many profiles can I have on Showmax?

A subscriber to the Showmax service can have a total of 6 Profiles associated with their account.

How do you pay for Showmax?

New Showmax account holders:

  • Go to and sign up.
  • Select Vodacom as your payment method then click on Add to Vodacom bill.
  • Accept the T&C’s and click on Pay with Vodacom.
  • Enter your mobile number.
  • Enter and complete the One Time Pin sent to your mobile number for verification.
  • Confirm the subscription.
  • How much data does Showmax streaming use?

Streaming a video on Showmax can use up to 3GB of data per hour.

Can you download on Showmax?

Downloads are available on the Showmax app for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. Downloading is not possible on laptops, computers or other streaming devices. Once downloaded, watch your downloads offline – no data needed.

Why is Showmax not working on my TV?

Disconnect the tv power plug from the wall. Then do a soft reset by unplugging the tv power cable from the back of the tv. Wait for sometime, like 9 seconds then connect the smart tv again back into power, switch it on again and the showmax app to see if the black screen has cleared.

How do I cast Showmax to my TV?

Launch the Showmax app. Select the Chromecast icon and pair to your Chromecast receiver. When you select content to cast, the content will play out via the Chromecast receiver. To stop casting, select the Chromecast icon again and select Stop Casting.

Does Showmax use a lot of data?

Streaming video can use up to 3GB of data per hour depending on the quality and streaming service. Use the Showmax bandwidth calculator to figure out how much data you need to budget for in a month, depending on your device, your streaming habits and the amount of time you plan to spend binge-watching.

What’s the difference between Showmax and Showmax pro?

Showmax offers two plans: a standard Showmax entertainment plan and a Showmax Pro plan. Showmax Pro gives you access to all the entertainment you love plus live sport from SuperSport, news and more.

How much data does streaming Netflix use per hour?

According to Netflix, you use about 1GB of data per hour for streaming a TV show or movie in standard definition and up to 3GB of data per hour when streaming HD video.

Can I watch live football on Showmax?

Showmax Pro features all English Premier League, Serie A, LaLiga and PSL games, as well as a wide range of other live sports events, as well as live news channels and music channels. Showmax Pro is available in more than 40 African countries.

Can I watch kykNET on Showmax?

Showmax subscribers can now live stream kykNET and Mzansi Magic 24/7 with the launch of two pop-up channels. The streaming service is testing live streaming of two of South Africa’s most popular local channels.

Is the river on Showmax?

Did you know that you can binge-watch the first five episodes of the hit South African telenovela right now, for free, on Showmax? If you’ve not yet caught on to the drama, intrigue and action in the local telenovela The River, now is your chance.

Can you watch Showmax without a smart TV?

Pro tip: if you don’t have a Smart TV connect your laptop to your TV with an HDMI cable for that big screen experience. Remember, download shows to watch offline using the Showmax app on your phone or tablet.

How can I watch Showmax on my IPAD?

Ensure that you have the latest version of the Showmax app for iOS installed on your iOS device and that your iOS device is connected to the same Wi-Fi as the Apple TV. Launch the Showmax app for iOS. When you select content to stream, you will see an AirPlay icon on the bottom right corner of the video player.

Is Showmax cheaper than Netflix?

If you want the better Netflix packages (standard or premium), then Netflix is a little costlier than Showmax. Again, you will have to opt for one of the pricier packages if you want to stream from multiple devices.

How many profiles can I have on Showmax?

A subscriber to the Showmax service can have a total of 6 Profiles associated with their account.