What is Showmax Pro?
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What is Showmax Pro?

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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.

Sign up for Showmax Pro at showmax.com.

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.

CountryShowmaxShowmax MobileShowmax ProShowmax Pro Mobile
AustraliaAUD 12.49AUD 6.25Not availableNot available
BotswanaBWP 95BWP 35BWP 212BWP 106
GhanaGHC 57.50GHC 21.25GHC 150.00GHC 75.00
KenyaKSh 760KSh 300KSh 2100KSh 1050
NamibiaN$ 99N$ 39N$ 295N$ 149
New ZealandNZD 13.49NZD 6.75Not availableNot available
NigeriaN 2900N 1200N 6300N 3200
MauritiusUSD 7.99USD 2.99USD 26.99USD 13.99
South AfricaZAR 99ZAR 39ZAR 349ZAR 225
TanzaniaTSh 20,000TSh 7,800TSh 46,000TSh 23,000
UgandaUGX 30,300UGX 11,499UGX 67,200UGX 33,600
United KingdomGBP 6.75GBP 3.49Not availableNot available
ZambiaZMW 160ZMW 72ZMW 432ZMW 216
Rest of AfricaUSD 7.99USD 2.99USD 17.99USD 8.99
DiasporaUSD 8.99USD 4.49Not availableNot 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.

ShowmaxShowmax MobileShowmax ProShowmax 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 streams2121
Smartphone and tablet apps
Smart TV, laptop, Android TV, Apple TV apps
Maximum video resolutionHDSDHDSD
14-day trial

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.

The latest sport news

Arsenal FC v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League streaming live on Showmax Pro

Tottenham vs Liverpool: The clash of two unbeaten sides

See the Spurs facing the Reds in a Premier League match-up on Saturday, 30 September, live on Showmax Pro, courtesy of SuperSport.

Stream Premier League games on Showmax Pro

African players lighting up the Premier League

You’ll see these African stars when you live stream all Premier League games on Showmax Pro, courtesy of SuperSport.

Stream the US Open live on Showmax Pro in select African countries

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).

Stream the AFCON qualifiers live on Showmax Pro

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.

Manchester United v Arsenal FC - Premier League, streaming live on Showmax Pro

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.

US Open Tennis Championship streaming live on Showmax Pro

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 United v Liverpool - stream the Premier League live on Showmax Pro

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.

Stream every game of the Serie A season on Showmax Pro

African stars to watch in the upcoming Serie A season

Every Serie A game will be streaming live on Showmax Pro, courtesy of SuperSport, from 19 August 2023, across Africa.

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