What is Showmax Pro?
Made in South Africa
Live sport streaming on Showmax Pro courtesy of SuperSport will be phased out by 30 November 2023, with an exciting new offer soon to come.
Note: With the upcoming relaunch of Showmax, our sport offering will focus exclusively on the Premier League, the most popular football league on the continent, and Showmax Pro in its current form will be phased out by 30 November 2023. Read more about the new service and other live-streamed sports options for subscribers here »
Showmax Pro is a streaming service available for Showmax subscribers in Africa that bundles the existing Showmax entertainment offering with music channels, news and live sports streaming from SuperSport. Live sport featured on Showmax Pro includes every game of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and all Premier League, Serie A, LaLiga, and DStv Premiership games.
Live stream the latest seasons of the English Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A, UEFA Europa and UEFA Conference leagues and more on Showmax Pro, PLUS the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in its entirety.
Also watch a wide range of other live sports events including athletics, professional boxing, and the world’s biggest marathons. Available sports differ between countries.
When your live match is over, enjoy magazine shows, sports documentaries and recent sporting highlights.
Showmax Pro also includes a selection of live news channels, such as SABC News (South Africa only), Euronews, Africanews and Newzroom Afrika.
How much does Showmax Pro cost?
The Showmax Pro price is set out in the table below.
See the difference between Showmax Pro and Showmax Pro Mobile here.
|Country||Showmax||Showmax Mobile||Showmax Pro||Showmax Pro Mobile|
|Australia||AUD 12.49||AUD 6.25||Not available||Not available|
|Botswana||BWP 95||BWP 35||BWP 212||BWP 106|
|Ghana||GHC 57.50||GHC 21.25||GHC 150.00||GHC 75.00|
|Kenya||KSh 760||KSh 300||KSh 2100||KSh 1050|
|Namibia||N$ 99||N$ 39||N$ 295||N$ 149|
|New Zealand||NZD 13.49||NZD 6.75||Not available||Not available|
|Nigeria||N 2900||N 1200||N 6300||N 3200|
|Mauritius||USD 7.99||USD 2.99||USD 26.99||USD 13.99|
|South Africa||ZAR 99||ZAR 39||ZAR 349||ZAR 225|
|Tanzania||TSh 20,000||TSh 7,800||TSh 46,000||TSh 23,000|
|Uganda||UGX 30,300||UGX 11,499||UGX 67,200||UGX 33,600|
|United Kingdom||GBP 6.75||GBP 3.49||Not available||Not available|
|Zambia||ZMW 160||ZMW 72||ZMW 432||ZMW 216|
|Rest of Africa||USD 7.99||USD 2.99||USD 17.99||USD 8.99|
|Diaspora||USD 8.99||USD 4.49||Not available||Not available|
Showmax Pro countries
Showmax Pro is available across Africa, in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. For the Showmax Pro price in these countries, see the table above.
Showmax Pro is also available in the rest of Africa (see Rest of Africa in the table above), including Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comores, Republic of Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, DRC, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Réunion, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Sport on Showmax Pro
Sport on Showmax Pro is courtesy of SuperSport.
To find out which events are available on Showmax Pro in your country from various SuperSport channels, view the latest live sport events coming up here.
How many streams can I use on my Showmax Pro account?
Add up to five different devices on one Showmax Pro account, and get two concurrent streams – which means that you can stream Showmax Pro on your smartphone while your kids watch Showmax Pro on a tablet or smart TV at the same time.
Note that subscribers with Showmax Pro Mobile can live stream on only one device at a time.
See the table below for more.
|Showmax||Showmax Mobile||Showmax Pro||Showmax Pro Mobile|
– English Premier League
– FA Community Shield
– Italian Serie A
– LaLiga Santander
– DStv Premiership
– UEFA Conference League
– UEFA Champions League (South Africa, Lesotho and Mauritius only)
– UEFA Europa League
– UEFA Super Cup
– TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations
|Athletics, pro boxing, major international marathons, & more||–||–||✓||✓|
|Music channels Trace Urban, Trace Gospel||–||–||✓||✓|
|News channels Africanews, Euronews, Newzroom Afrika, SABC News (SA only)||–||–||✓||✓|
|Series, movies, kids’ shows, documentaries||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Number of concurrent streams||2||1||2||1|
|Smartphone and tablet apps||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Smart TV, laptop, Android TV, Apple TV apps||✓||–||✓||–|
|Maximum video resolution||HD||SD||HD||SD|
Can I watch Showmax Pro on my smart TV?
Live sport with Showmax Pro is best viewed on a big screen, but not all smart TVs have the specs to support live streaming. To find out if your smart TV supports live-streaming, check here.
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Tottenham vs Liverpool: The clash of two unbeaten sides
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African players lighting up the Premier League
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5 of the best past US Open finals
Stream the US Open finals live on Showmax Pro, courtesy of SuperSport, in select African countries on 9 and 10 September (excluding South Africa).
The most important battles in the last round of the AFCON qualifiers
Stream the final rounds of the 2023 AFCON qualifiers live on Showmax Pro, courtesy of SuperSport, from 7 September.
Arsenal vs Manchester United: 5 major talking points
See Arsenal taking on Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday, 3 September 2023 live on Showmax Pro, courtesy of SuperSport.
What to look out for at the US Open, streaming live on Showmax Pro
Live stream the US Open in select African countries, excluding South Africa, on Showmax Pro from 28 August 2023, courtesy of SuperSport.
Newcastle vs Liverpool: a new Premier League rivalry
Stream the first meeting of the Premier League season between Newcastle and Liverpool on Sunday, 27 August, on Showmax Pro, courtesy of SuperSport.
African stars to watch in the upcoming Serie A season
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