Watch world-class live sport wherever you are

Watch the world's
best football

Live stream football from the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, DStv Premiership, FA Cup, LA Liga and more.

Limited-time offer ends on 31/03/2023

Entertainment for

From hollywood blockbusters to kids’ favourites, Showmax’s catalogue of content offers enjoyment for everyone.

handmaids tale
addams family 2
house of gucci
sex lives of college girls
the wife
top gun

Two devices at once

Whether at home or on-the-go, access Showmax Pro on a variety of devices and platforms, with the option to watch on two devices at the same time.

Two Devices at Once

Top local TV shows and movies

Showmax is your go-to source of popular local entertainment, including exclusive Showmax Originals available only on Showmax.

Top Local TV Shows and Movies

News from around the world

With access to a selection of 24/7 news channels, Showmax Pro keeps you on top of all the local and international headlines of the day.

News from Around the World

Where can I watch?

  • TV

    Android TV Apple TV LG WebOS Samsung Chromecast Hisense

  • PC/Laptop

    ChromeOS Windows Linux MacOS

  • Tablet

    Android iPadOS

  • Mobile

    Android iOS

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Watch the world's best football

Limited-time offer ends on 31/03/2023


  • What is Showmax?

    Showmax is a streaming service that offers you a wide variety of award-winning TV shows, movies, documentaries, Showmax Originals, kids shows, sport and more. You can watch as much as you want, whenever you want without a single advert. There's always something new to discover and shows and movies are added weekly. There are no contracts and you can cancel at any time.

    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.

  • What live sport from SuperSport is available on Showmax Pro?

    • Football: English Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Premier Soccer League and more
    • Athletics: Diamond League, World Challenge League and more
    • Running: Berlin, Boston, London, NYC, Soweto Marathons and more
    • Boxing: Selected IBF, WBA, WBO, WBC and African Boxing events
    • Other: Swimming, Extreme Sports, eSports, Basketball, Triathlon, Horse Racing, EFC, Netball, Hockey, and much more

    This list is subject to change based on rights limitations from sporting bodies and events availability may vary from country to country. We are constantly adding new, exciting events to our catalogue and will keep you updated.

    Please note: The current global pandemic has had a serious impact on the sporting world, with some events either postponed or cancelled by organisers. This will affect SuperSport’s ability to broadcast certain events. We will continue to monitor the situation and make the necessary changes to our schedule as developments occur.

  • Which devices can I watch on?

    This depends on which plan you choose and what suits you best.

    With either the standard Showmax or Showmax Pro plan, you can watch on a number of devices, including smartphones, tablets, computers, smart TVs, and media boxes.

    If you choose the more affordable Showmax Mobile plan, you can watch on either your mobile device or tablet. Of course, you can choose to modify your plan at any time. The choice is completely yours.

    Please note that the live streaming content available on our Pro plans, which includes sports, is not supported on video game consoles and some older smart TVs.

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  • How much does it cost?

    Showmax Pro plans:Showmax Pro Mobile. R225 per month (promotional offer: R199 per month, valid until 31/01/2023). Watch on one mobile phone or tablet.
    Showmax Pro. R349 per month (promotional offer: R299 per month, valid until 31/01/2023). Register 5 devices (Smart TV, laptops, smartphones, media boxes, consoles), watch on 2 at the same time.

    Note: Showmax Pro plans do NOT include a 14-day free trial due to sports licensing.

  • Which payment methods do you offer?

    From Card payments, to mobile wallets and vouchers - there are many ways to pay, and they’re all safe and secure.

    Once you have signed up and selected the plan you wish to pay for, you will be presented with the payment options available for your location. We are confident you shall find a payment method that suits you, and of course you can cancel online at any time.

  • How do I cancel?

    We’d love you to stay but if you decide to leave, it’s easy. You can instantly cancel your subscription anytime at No commitments. No risk. If you need assistance, our friendly team are always happy to help:

  • Do I need Wifi or data?

    Yes. You need reliable internet with a minimum speed of 5 to 10Mbps. You can use Wi-Fi and/or data, it’s up to you. You can however, control how much data you use by choosing from 3 streaming qualities. To manage this, simply go to Bandwidth Capping in your Showmax app Settings. You can also save data by downloading shows to watch offline on your mobile or tablet with the Showmax app.

    Tip: To save costs, download using free Wi-Fi (for example at coffee shops, malls or salons) but please be responsible and adhere to current social distancing regulations.

  • What is streaming and downloading?

    Streaming means watching videos using the Internet and requires data (Wi-Fi or mobile data). Downloading a show on your mobile or tablet allows you to watch offline. This will save the content to your phone or tablet so you can watch it anywhere, anytime.

    Please note that the live streaming content available on our Pro plans, which includes sports, is not supported on video game consoles and some older smart TVs.

  • How do I get the Showmax app?

    The Showmax app lets you download shows and movies to watch offline. It is available for Android and Apple phones, tablets, smart TVs, media boxes, Xbox One and PS4. Go to the app store on your device, search ‘Showmax’, select and download.

    To start watching, sign up at and follow the easy steps. Once you’re a subscriber, log in to the Showmax app on your device and hit play.


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