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The beginner’s guide to streaming

Whether you’re looking to listen to the latest chart-topping music or want to watch series and movies wherever and whenever you want without ads, streaming services are the way to go. And thankfully, South African consumers now have plenty of options to choose from.

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Get a FREE Android TV with Telkom’s UNLIMITEDhome package

Turn your TV into a smart-streaming machine and watch your favourite shows on Showmax.

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Where to buy Showmax vouchers

Don’t want to use a credit card to pay for Showmax? No stress, you can buy a voucher online or at one of these stores using cash.

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Got a Showmax account question?

We answer some of your most frequently asked questions about your Showmax account.

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What is a Telkom LIT_TV box?

Stream your favourite series and movies from Showmax and more straight to your TV with the Telkom LIT_TV box.

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Need help managing your data for streaming video?

Have you just added Showmax to your Compact or Compact Plus bill to get full access to the catalogue for only R49 per month? If you have any concerns about your data costs, here are some tips and tricks to keep them as low as possible.

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Your guide to Showmax and the DStv Explora

Got questions about using Showmax with your DStv Explora? We answer them all right here!

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How to download with Showmax: everything you need to know

We answer your questions about downloading shows to watch offline.

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Adding Showmax to DStv Compact or Compact Plus: your payment FAQs answered

Got a payment query about adding Showmax to your DStv Compact or Compact Plus subscription? We’ve got your back. Here are your most common questions answered.

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Ready, set, stream!

Got fibre internet at home? Here are five ways to access streaming video over your fibre connection.

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How to stream movies and series online

A beginner’s guide to streaming your favourite series and movies on Showmax, and why you should.

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Cheaper than a cup of coffee: internet TV costs less than you think

Did you know that you can now get internet TV for less than the cost of a cup of coffee per day?

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How to add Showmax to DStv Compact

DStv Compact and Compact Plus customers simply need to add Showmax to their DStv bill to enjoy the full Showmax catalogue for only R49 per month. Here’s how.

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How to watch Mzansi Magic online

With a bumper line-up of Mzansi Magic (and kykNET and VIA) shows, for South Africans both abroad and at home, Showmax delivers your local series fix.

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How to manage my Showmax devices

Wondering how to manage your registered Showmax devices? This guide is sure to help.

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How do I know what to watch next on Showmax?

Here are four simple ways we keep you up to date with what’s recently launched on Showmax.

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How does Showmax work?

When you get Showmax, there’s nothing standing between you and unlimited binge-watching pleasure.

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How to pay with Showmax vouchers

What’s the deal with Showmax vouchers? Here’s a quick guide on where to buy them and how to use them.

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How to download Showmax on my laptop

You can download series and movies using the Showmax app on phones and tablets, but you can’t download on laptops and PCs.

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Do I need data for Showmax?

The short answer? Yes and no. Here are some nifty ways to manage your data usage, and a few tips on how to watch series and movies on Showmax without spending a cent on data.

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How do I watch Showmax on DStv?

You’ve heard about Showmax and now you want to try it for yourself? Here’s what you need to know.

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How to get Showmax as a DStv subscriber in Kenya for zero extra cost

As a DStv subscriber in Kenya, you get Showmax added to your DStv subscription at no extra cost.

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How to add Showmax to your Vox account

Start watching the best series and movies right now and add Showmax to your Vox account in seconds.

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How to watch Showmax with free data

Want access to over 35 000 series episodes, movies, kids’ shows and documentaries without spending a cent on data? Of course you do. Here’s how to get it.

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