How to subscribe to Showmax – African & World content on-demand

How to subscribe to Showmax is as easy as calling out your name.

Showmax is a video-on-demand service launched by Multichoice.

Showmax is employing a localisation strategy to take on established video-on-demand competitors focusing on local content and partnerships with mobile telcos for subscribers to subscribe and make payments easily.

With Showmax, you don’t need a DStv or a GOtv decoder; you can download the app on your smartphone or your smart television and enjoy a variety of movies, series, cartoons, and live sports.

With Showmax launched in Ghana. You can enjoy access to some of the best African content, the best of Hollywood, and all of the best sporting action online with Showmax on DStv.

Watch Showmax On DStv
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Subscribers can watch Showmax on their smart TV or streaming media devices such as Xbox One, Apple TV, or Google Chromecast. You can also watch it with or without an Internet connection. Stream on two devices at once or download up to 25 shows for later.

How to subscribe to Showmax

  1. Visit Showmax.com
  2. Sign up and fill in your email, password, and mobile number
  3. Select your preferred package and make a payment

Showmax on DStv

Aside from being able to subscribe to Showmax without having a customer on MultiChoice’s DStv, users on these DStv can add Showmax as an add-on to their DStv package. For DStv Premium users, you get showmax for free.

What sets Showmax apart is a unique combination of African hit content, first and exclusive international series, Hollywood blockbusters, kids’ shows, and live sport from SuperSport. Movies are updated regularly, plus in Ghana, customers can pay in Cedis via MTN’s Mobile money.

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