How much is Showmax per month in South Africa? Some of our readers have been asking us that question. Well, Showmax is a great online streaming service. You can think of them as the Netflix of Africa. Showmax is owned by Multichoice, the same company that owns DSTV. That makes things somewhat easier in terms of payments. But what’s the Showmax price per month for South Africa?
Showmax price per month in South Africa
Showmax offers a number of packages in South Africa and elsewhere. They have the the Basic, Mobile, Pro and Pro-mobile packages. So, the answer to the question; how much is Showmax per month in South Africa is, it depends on the package that you have chosen. The table below shows the available Showmax packages and their pricing.
|Showmax Pro Mobile
As you can see in the above table, the cheapest Showmax package in South Africa is the Mobile package. That costs R39 per month. It’s for use exclusively on mobile devices such as phones and tablets.
The standard Showmax plan costs R99 per month. That’s somewhat affordable. In terms of the number of devices that can be connected to one account, its one (2) on this plan.
Now there is what is referred to as the Showmax Pro Mobile package. As you can see in the above table, it costs R225 per month. This package only allows one device to be connected on one account.
Finally, there is the Shomax Pro package. That one costs R449 per month. It has everything that’s in the other packages and more. In terms of devices, you can connect a maximum of 2 at a time.
You may be interested in learning the number of devices that can be connected to Netflix in South Africa at once.
Is Showmax worth it?
That’s the answer to the question, “how much is Showmax per month in South Africa?” But is Showmax really worth it, particularly for DSTV subsribers.
That’s a debatable one. However, in this instance we are talking about online streaming. That gives you a certain degree of freedom.
Yes, some of the shows on Showmax are also available on DSTV, but Showmax has tons of unique content. So, that may be what you are after.
It can be argued, however that you can get the same kind of service via DSTV Now. That allows you to stream your favorite shows online and to download these shows onto your device.
In that regard, what does Showmax have to offer? To be fair, Showmax works along the same lines as Netflix. The major advantage is that you get loads of shows. With Showmax, that’s over a thousand. You probably won’t get that from DSTV.
In this article, we showed you the Showmax price per month in South Africa. We noted that that depends on the package that you have chosen.
Showmax is not only available in South Africa. It’s available in all the other African countries and abroad. So, wherever you go, you will sure be able to keep enjoying your shows.
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