Got DStv? Now get Showmax for free!

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Don’t want to use up your mobile data? Is Dad hogging the DStv remote and watching soccer while you want to watch your favourite Mzansi Magic soapies like Saints and Sinners and Rockville? It’s simple – add Showmax to your DStv Premium account and watch what you like without bugging anyone else!

Log into your Showmax app on your tablet, laptop or smartphone from any WiFi hotspot, download up to 25 titles on your device and watch them later when you’re offline and can’t get control of the TV, or stream them while you watch.

You can even turn that drab bus ride home into a fab viewing experience with a few clicks! And no more standing in boring queues to register for varsity – you’ve got top entertainment at your fingertips thanks to Showmax and DStv – and you’re not paying a cent more!


To use DStv and Showmax together, you’ll need…

• a DStv Premium account

• a DStv Explora OR a smartphone/tablet/laptop connected to the internet and the Showmax app downloaded to your device (it’s already in the DStv Now app)

To add Showmax to your DStv account…

1.    Go to

2.    Create your Showmax account

3.    For payment method, choose “DStv add to account”

4.    Sign in with your DStv login (Connect ID details) and accept the Ts & Cs

5.    Add Showmax to your DStv account

6.    Start watching!

Showmax has over 35 000 movies, series episodes, kids’ shows and more to keep you entertained! And they add new content almost every week! For more info on internet streaming service Showmax and all the entertainment waiting at your fingertips, visit now!