How to add Showmax to your DStv bill

Get Showmax bundled into your DStv bill so you have less paperwork to worry about, and score further discounts when you add Showmax to select DStv packages!

No doubt you've seen all of the exciting entertainment available on video streaming service, Showmax.

In fact, there's never been a better time to add Showmax to your DStv bill. Just in time for the Tokyo Olympic Games, the most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps, speaks out on mental health in The Weight of Gold. Plus, get first access to brand new Showmax Originals like Devilsdorp which investigates the 2016 Krugersdorp Killings, and take a glimpse into the lives of superstar Gqom duo Babes and Mampintsha in Uthando Lodumo.

Found a cool show on Catch Up but realised you're joining a few seasons in? No problem - You can also binge some of your favorite DStv shows from the beginning on Showmax! Enjoy full seasons of international hits Insecure and Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist or local favourites like Legacy and Gomora, all on your smart device.

Simply download and sign up for Showmax on your Android or iOS device and start streaming today! With the app, you can also download up to 25 content titles and watch them offline. You can also choose from 3 streaming qualities to control the amount of data you use while watching.

And here's the best part - If you are a DStv Premium customer, you can add Showmax standard* to your DStv bill at no extra cost! This means you can binge on even more incredible movies, local and international series and kids shows, whenever and wherever you want.

If you are a DStv Compact Plus or Compact customer, you’ll get 50% off your Showmax standard subscription if you add it to your DStv bill.

And if you're a DStv Family, Access or EasyView customer, you can enjoy Showmax at the regular price of R99 pm with the convenience of one consolidated bill.

Here’s how you can add Showmax to your DStv bill:

  1. Log into your profile here at
  2. Select My Products.
  3. Chose the DStv package you're subscribed to.
  4. Click Accept and Link on the Showmax banner.
  5. Accept the quotation.
  6. Click “Finish Showmax setup” to proceed.

Once you’ve activated Showmax on the DStv Self Service website, you’ll receive confirmation that you’ve been successful. Then you’ll be redirected to the Showmax website to sign up or sign in and start watching.

*There are no special deals for DStv customers for Showmax Pro at the moment.

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