Showmax Kenya packages prices and how to signup.

Showmax Kenya Packages, Prices, How to Register in 2024

Showmax Kenya offers a world of entertainment at your fingertips with packages all at budget-friendly prices. Start your journey with a free trial to experience the vast library of TV shows, movies, documentaries, and exclusive Showmax Originals. From global hits to local favorites, there’s something for everyone. New content is added weekly, ensuring you always have fresh options to explore.

Choose from flexible subscription plans starting at just Ksh. 300 per month, with options to suit your needs and budget. Pay conveniently through mobile money or credit cards. Enjoy seamless streaming on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or smart TV (including Samsung, LG, and Sony). Download content for offline viewing and binge-watch on the go!

Here’s what sets Showmax Kenya Packages apart:

  • Unbeatable value: Enjoy top-tier entertainment at pocket-friendly prices.
  • Boundless content: Discover thousands of TV shows, movies, documentaries, kids’ shows, and Showmax Originals.
  • Always fresh: New content is added every week, keeping you entertained.
  • Watch anywhere, anytime: Stream online or download for offline viewing on your favorite devices.
  • Kenyan gems: Immerse yourself in a diverse selection of local content.
  • Sports fanatic? Catch live Premier League matches with the Showmax Premier League add-on.

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Showmax Packages in Kenya

Showmax offers four monthly subscription packages or plans in Kenya, namely:

  • Showmax Mobile: Ksh. 300
  • Showmax Standard: ksh.760
  • Showmax Pro Mobile: Ksh.1,050
  • Showmax Pro: Ksh. 2,100
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For more information on Showmax offers and packages, visit their official website:

DStv Premium subscribers can access Showmax free of charge without any additional charge.

Showmax also offers new users a 14-day free trial to try out the service before committing to a monthly subscription. This allows you to test out the service and see if it’s right for you.

Let’s now look at the differences between the above packages.

Showmax streaming services
Enjoy a diverse range of online entertainment with Showmax Kenya.

Showmax Mobile Package

When you subscribe to the mobile package, you will receive 1GB of free data from Safaricom, which is enough to stream 10 hours of movies, local, kids and international shows on the Showmax App.

This package is restricted to mobile devices, which means you can only watch or stream on a single smartphone or tablet at a time.

Showmax mobile allows you to watch a selection of TV shows and movies and does not include live sports and news channels. However, you can download shows and movies to watch later while offline.

Showmax Pro Mobile Package

With a subscription to the Pro Mobile package, you’ll receive 3GB of data from Safaricom which is sufficient for streaming up to 30 hours of live football, movies, local, kids, and international shows.

Showmax Pro Mobile is a version of Showmax Pro that can be accessed only on mobile devices. It offers the same variety of content as Showmax Pro, including movies, series, documentaries, children’s shows, live sports from SuperSport, news, and music.

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This package allows for registered viewing on a single device at a time. You can also download shows for offline viewing on your mobile phone or tablet.

Showmax Standard Package

Showmax’s standard plan comes with thousands of movies and series to stream. You can register up to five devices but watch or stream on two devices at once.

With this package, you will get full access to everything on Showmax. However, the package lacks live sports and news channels available on the Showmax platform.

Showmax standard package is available for mobile devices, web browsers on computers and smart TVs.

Showmax Pro Package

Showmax Pro is a comprehensive streaming package that includes all the features of the standard plan, as well as live sports from SuperSport, live news and music channels, and access to a wide selection of movies, TV shows, documentaries, and children’s programming.

This package includes live coverage of Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, UEFA Euro, and Africa Cup of Nations games.

Showmax Pro offers access to a variety of news channels including Euronews, Africanews, and Newzroom Afrika, as well as Trace Urban and Trace Gospel.

Up to five devices can be registered on each account, and users can watch on two streams or devices simultaneously, similar to the Showmax Standard package.

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The Showmax Pro package costs KSh. 2,100. You can stream this package on mobile devices, computers, and compatible smart TVs and free on DStv Explora decoder.

Showmax streaming app
Stream TV shows on the Showmax mobile app.

How to Sign Up for Showmax

Signing up for Showmax is very easy. Here’s how you can register for the Showmax online streaming service and start your 14-day trial as a new user:

  1. Visit the Showmax website (
  2. Click the “Sign Up” button in the top right corner of the screen
  3. Enter your email address and a strong password then click Create new account
  4. Select the subscription package you want (Showmax Standard or Showmax Pro)
  5. Click the “Start your free 14-day trial” button
  6. Enter your personal and payment details, including your name, phone number, and payment method (Credit/Debit Card ). The MPesa option does not qualify for the 14-day free trial
  7. Review your subscription details and click “Sign Up”
  8. Confirm your email address by following the instructions in the verification email sent to you

You can also subscribe to Showmax using the Showmax mobile app, which is available for Android and iOS devices.

Simply download the app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and follow the prompts to sign up for a subscription.

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