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Add showmax to your vodacom bill

From only R39 per month.


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Choose a plan that suits you


Entertainment Mobile

Smartphones and tablets only. Stream on one device at a time. SD Quality. Watch series, movies, kids' shows & documentaries.




All devices. Stream on two devices at a time. HD Quality. Watch series, movies, kids' shows & documentaries.


With a Showmax subscription, you can,

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Add the cost to your Vodacom bill or have it deducted from your airtime. No credit card needed.

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Stream or download series, movies, Showmax Originals, kids' shows, sport, and more.

Watch on all your devices, depending on your plan.

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Choose a Showmax package to fit your needs from as low as R39 per month.

How to sign up and pay

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Select your Showmax plan

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Create your Showmax account or sign in

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Enter your mobile number and OTP to confirm your subscription

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Need data to keep watching?

No problem. You can easily buy Showmax data bundles via the VodaPay App.

You don't need a credit card to pay for once-off subscription services. Just add the cost to your Vodacom bill or have it deducted from your airtime.

Your payment is safe and secure. You'll receive a One-Time PIN (OTP) to verify your purchase.


What is Vodacom Add to Bill?

Vodacom customers can use their Vodacom Contract, Top Up and Prepaid mobile number to pay for content services such as video, music, games, sports and lifestyle.

Why use Add to Bill?

Using your Vodacom account to pay for these services means you no longer need a credit card or have to share your banking details to access premium content.

It’s simple to use, safe and secure

When you use your Vodacom Contract, Top Up or Prepaid mobile number to pay for services, the payment is added to your Vodacom Contract or deducted from your prepaid airtime.

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Supported devices

iOS, Android & Huawei

Windows & Mac

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Frequently asked questions
What is Showmax?

Showmax is an online video entertainment service that offers unlimited series, movies, Showmax Originals, kids’ shows, sport and more. Stream or download and watch on a wide range of devices, the way that suits you. No contracts, no commitments and no ad breaks. Showmax offers two plans: a standard Showmax entertainment plan and a Showmax Pro Mobile plan.

What live sport from SuperSport is available on Showmax Pro?

Football: English Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A, UEFA Champions League, FA Cup, 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?

Take your entertainment with you wherever you go.

Watch on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, smart TV, gaming console, media box and DStv Explora (depending on your plan).

You can choose between our various plans, which allow you to either watch on mobile only or on multiple devices based on your preferences.

Note: Showmax Pro is currently not supported on gaming consoles and some older smart TV's.

How much does it cost?

Showmax offers a variety of plans to suit different preferences and pockets.

Showmax standard plans:

  • Showmax. R99 per month. Register 5 devices, watch on 2 at the same time.

  • Showmax Mobile. R39 per month. Watch on one mobile device. You’ll be charged a monthly subscription fee according to your chosen plan. If you are using the card billing payment method, we will require your card details during sign up but don’t worry, you will NOT be charged unless you continue to use Showmax after your free trial ends.

Showmax Pro plans:

  • Showmax Pro. R449 per month. Register 5 devices, watch on 2 at the same time.

  • Showmax Pro Mobile. R225 per month. Watch on one mobile device.

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

Which payment methods do you offer?

There are many safe and secure ways to pay. We accept debit and credit cards, pre-paid vouchers and PayPal or you can add to a partner bill. You choose. Cancel online, anytime.

What Showmax packages are available in South Africa?

In South Africa, Showmax offers various packages to cater to different needs. These packages include Showmax, Showmax Mobile, Showmax Pro, and Showmax Pro Mobile. Showmax Pro plans provide access to live sports from SuperSport, news, and more. You can choose the package that suits your streaming preferences and budget.

What is Showmax Mobile?

Showmax Mobile is a subscription plan that allows you to watch your favorite series, movies, kids' shows, and documentaries on smartphones and tablets. With Showmax Mobile, you can stream content on one device at a time in SD quality. The subscription cost is only R39 per month.

How do I subscribe to Showmax

Subscribing to Showmax is simple. First, select your preferred Showmax plan from options like Showmax, Showmax Mobile, Showmax Pro, or Showmax Pro Mobile. Next, create your Showmax account or sign in if you already have one. Finally, enter your mobile number and the One-Time PIN (OTP) you receive to confirm your subscription.