Watch Taboo, Younger and Harlots on Showmax with DStv

Find out how to get Showmax, how to sign in and watch Showmax on DStv, how to access Showmax on your DStv Explora and what movies and series you can watch in the Showmax catalogue.

With a DStv Premium subscription, you can watch movies, series and local TV shows online on Showmax at no extra cost. Here's everything you need to know about Showmax and DStv:


How to get Showmax :

DStv Premium customers get Showmax at no extra cost. In addition to getting access to Showmax's catalogue of more than 25 000 TV series, episodes and movies via the DStv Explora decoder, DStv Premium customers will also be able to access Showmax and watch online via a PC or laptop or with the Showmax app on their mobile device, media player or smart TV. DStv customers can also access Showmax via the DStv Now app. Find out how.

DStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact customers pay a reduced price for Showmax. The Showmax price for DStv Compact Plus and Compact customers is R49 per month, discounted from the normal Showmax price of R99 per month. Read more about discounted Showmax price here.


Link Showmax to your DStv subscription:

Visit, sign up or sign in to Showmax and select "Add to DStv account" to link Showmax to your DStv Premium subscription. Find out more about how to sign up for Showmax with DStv


Explora and Showmax:

Connect your DStv Explora, access the Showmax catalogue and watch Showmax shows on DStv. Read our step-by-step guide about how to connect your DStv Explora to the internet and access Showmax on DStv.


Shows on Showmax:

With Showmax and DStv, you can find the best movies and series to watch online, including local Afrikaans movies and series from DStv channels like Mzansi Magic. Watch full episodes online, download from Showmax or watch on your DStv Explora:

- Documentary A Girl In The River: watch full movie online

The Handmaid's Tale Season 1: watch full episodes online

- Full seasons to watch online 

The Deuce Season 1, exclusive to Showmax: watch all episodes online

- Top kids shows to watch online

- Keeping Up with the Kardashians and more reality shows to watch or download

- Fantasy movies including The Hobbit trilogy

- Full local movies to watch online

- Top movies and series to watch online

- Steamy series: watch full episodes online

The Path: Full episodes online

- Great movies to watch online in December 


Did you know: DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact customers can also watch new TV series and full movies online with DStv Now or on their mobile phones with the free DStv Now app. Here's everything you need to know:

- You can download the DStv Now smartphone app for free and watch DStv channels on your smartphone

- You can also watch movies, TV series, live TV channels and stream live sport online on the DStv Now website.

- DStv channels on the Premium, Compact Plus and Compact packages are available to watch via online streaming. View a list of DStv channels here