Good news, Kenya and Nigeria! Get Showmax at 50% off or pay nothing at all if you add your subscription to your DStv bill.


Attention, Kenya and Nigeria. If you are a DStv Premium customer, you can add Showmax standard* to your DStv bill at no extra cost.

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

What is Showmax?

Showmax is not a TV channel on DStv. It’s an online streaming service: so you watch series, movies, documentaries and kids stuff online at www.showmax.com or using the Showmax app on your phone, tablets, smart TV, or gaming consoles, like an Xbox or PlayStation.

All you need is a subscription, and a device that can connect to the internet and you’ll have Showmax with you, wherever you are.

Add Showmax to your DStv bill from your desktop

It’s so convenient – not only do you get Showmax at a huge discount – it’s bundled into your DStv bill so you have less paperwork to worry about.

For DStv Premium customers

  1. Login to your account here at www.DStvAfrica.com.
  2. Locate the Showmax banner on your account dashboard.
  3. Click ‘Activate’.
  4. You’ll be prompted to create a Showmax account – click Create Account. If you already have a Showmax account, just sign in and start watching.

For DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Family or Access customers

  1. Login to your account here at www.DStvAfrica.com.
  2. Locate the 50% Off Showmax banner on your account dashboard.
  3. Click ‘Activate’.
  4. You’ll be asked to add Showmax for 50% off – click ‘Add to bill’.
  5. Then you’ll be redirected to the Eazy Self Service payment portal.
  6. Under Select payment option, choose ‘Once off payment’ to top up your DStv account with the balance of this month’s Showmax subscription.
  7. Enter your bank card details and click ‘Save and Pay’.
  8. Once payment is successful, select ‘Activate Account’ to start watching Showmax.
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Add Showmax to your DStv bill from the My DStv app

  1. Download the My DStv app (iOS or Android)
  2. Select ‘Showmax on Us’, followed by ‘Activate Now’.
  3. Start watching.

Once you’ve activated Showmax on the DStv Africa website, you’ll be redirected to the Showmax website to sign in and start watching.