MTN subscribers can pay for their Showmax subscription from their airtime, launch the app, and begin streaming content. They can also enjoy various data bundled packages to stream on Showmax only or binge with Showmax while meeting their other data requirements.
How To Subscribe To MTN Showmax Bundle
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MTN customers can subscribe for the service following the below steps;
- Dial *131# or *447#
- Select desired Showmax bundle
- Pay for the bundle using airtime
- Confirms payment of data bundle and the Showmax
- SMS confirmation is received of the data bundle and Showmax voucher subscription link included
The Showmax service is available on MTN Nigeria network can be accessed via web through www.showmax.com/mtn. You will have access to stream/download and watch on a wide range of devices when subscribed to any of the plans.
Below are the different streaming data bundle plans available which can be accessed via *131*8# and *447#:
Showmax (Movies, Series & Kids)
|1,500||No data||30 days|
|2,050||3GB (Showmax) + 1.5GB (Internet)||30 days|
|2,750||5GB (Showmax) + 3GB (Internet)||30 days|
Showmax Pro (LIVE Football, Movies, Series & Kids)
|3,200||No data||30 days|
|2,900||3GB (Showmax) + 1.5GB (Internet)||30 days|
|3,600||5GB (Showmax) + 3GB (Internet)||30 days|
Features Of MTN Showmax Bundle
- All MTN Customers are qualified to use this service
- You can purchase additional video streaming bundles if he/she runs out of data by dialing *131# or *447# to purchase the data bundles.
- Showmax subscription can ONLY be done via USSD
- You cannot switch the Showmax voucher for another Showmax plan
- The data bundle is limited to streaming Showmax Mobile and Showmax Pro Mobile ONLY
- You can subscribe for the showmax deal by purchasing either the N1250 or N2100 of data bundle from MTN USSD string and will receive a one-month Showmax Mobile or Showmax Pro Mobile
- The deal is valid until 23:59 on 31st March, 2021
- The data allocation is valid for 30 days from the day of receipt and it is one-off and must be bought each 30-day period.
- To get Showmax deal, an MTN SIM (Prepaid or Postpaid) is required in a mobile device and airtime to complete the transaction
- Showmax Mobile or Showmax Pro Mobile subscription is limited to mobile device ONLY
Frequently Asked Questions MTN Showmax Bundle
How do I get the offer?
The deal can only be purchased via USSD.
- Dial *131# or *447#
- Select the Showmax bundle you like
- Pay for the bundle using airtime
- Customer confirms payment of data bundle
- The customer receives their SMS confirmation of the data bundle and the Showmax voucher subscription link included
Who qualifies for this deal?
New and returning Showmax and MTN customers.
What does the deal entail?
Customers can purchase either the N1250 or N2100 of data bundle from on MTN USSD string and will receive a one-month Showmax Mobile or Showmax Pro Mobile subscription voucher respectively.
Will I receive the 2.5GB of data as soon as I take up the offer?
Yes, you will receive 2.5GB of data upon completion of your data purchase transaction.
What happens if I run out of my data allocation?
You can purchase additional video streaming bundles if you run out. Dial *131# /*447# to purchase your data bundles.
Can I purchase this offer on the Showmax website?
No. The deal can only be purchased via USSD.
Can I switch the Showmax voucher for another Showmax plan?
No, the Showmax vouchers available for this are Showmax Mobile or Showmax Pro Mobile-only and cannot be switched to another Showmax plan.
Can I use the data however I choose?
No, the data bundle is limited to streaming Showmax Mobile and Showmax Pro Mobile only.
What period is the deal valid?
The deal is valid until 23:59 on 31 March 2021.
How long is the data valid for?
The data allocation will be valid for 30 days from the day of receipt. The deal is once-off and must be bought each 30-day period.
Is it only MTN data?
Yes. The deal applies to MTN Nigeria data bundles only.
What do I need to be able to get this Showmax deal?
An MTN sim (Prepaid or Post-paid) in a mobile phone and airtime preloaded to be able to complete the transaction.
Can I pay for Showmax even when I am not an MTN customer?
Yes, you can choose from the many payment options available.
Will I qualify for a Free Showmax 14-day trial with this deal?
No, as this is a prepaid purchase of your Showmax Subscription. For more information refer to the Showmax T&C’s here.
What is the difference between Showmax Mobile and Showmax besides the price?
With Showmax Mobile you get the same great series, movies, Showmax Originals, kids’ shows, and more as with Showmax but it allows you to view on 1 mobile device and 1 stream at a time using SD quality to help you save on data costs. Change your mobile quality settings to the lowest to get up to 10 hours of viewing using only 1GB of data. Showmax Mobile cannot be viewed on a computer, smart tv, gaming console, or using Airplay or Chromecast.
What is the difference between Showmax and Showmax Pro besides the price?
With Showmax Pro you get the same great series, movies, Showmax Originals, kids’ shows, and more PLUS stream world-class live football, boxing, athletics, and more from SuperSport and stay updated with 24-hour news channels.
Can I view Showmax only on mobile devices?
No, not unless you have a Showmax Mobile or Showmax Pro Mobile subscription which is limited to mobile devices. Outside of Mobile devices, Showmax and Showmax Pro work on personal Computers – via web browsers, Apple TV, Android media boxes with Android TV, Smart TVs, Gaming consoles, DStv Explora, Chromecast, and AirPlay.
How do I cancel my Showmax subscription?
It is very simple and quick to cancel anytime. Simply log into your Showmax account and select My Account section then select Manage Subscription and cancel your subscription.
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