DStv Explora getting ShowMax

ToxicBunny

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This is actually quite an intelligent move from Multichoice if you ask me.
 

Necropolis

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I wonder if you need an active DSTV subscription to access showmax via the explora?
 

Leftfoot

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Anyone who didnt see this coming was surely living in denial....
Right there the reason when I quit DSTV I opted not to go Showmax.....Same damn circus, different tent!
 

backstreetboy

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Anyone who didnt see this coming was surely living in denial....
Right there the reason when I quit DSTV I opted not to go Showmax.....Same damn circus, different tent!
Different toilet, same *****. But if they provide a great service at a good price then you pnly shooting yourself in the foot. Personally I'm waiting for them to add 1080p content atleast.
 

TrueCartman

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I literally googled if this is possible 15 min before this was posted up.

Now I'm torn..Will have to check the interface. I have a smart TV and feel like I should use that as well to watch showmax..since I bought it for exactly that reason... :D
 

Forza

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Next will be only for Premium

^^ They also play this same tune. Initially make it available to all packages then later only to Premium subscribers.

I don't believe they will allow it without having an active subscription
 

LCBXX

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R844 for DStv Premium & PVR Sub plus another R99 for Showmax plus Rxxx for an Internet connection? Ouch.
 

Skerminkel

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Anyone who didnt see this coming was surely living in denial....

Naspers' decision to start Showmax as a separate company to MC seemed to indicate otherwise.

I wonder if you need an active DSTV subscription to access showmax via the explora?

I doubt if MC will undercut their own business model quite yet. A Chromecast is half the price of an Explora anyway.
 

K.J

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So can you not have an active DSTV subscription, but still connect via & use the decoder for ShowMax?
 

Forza

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R844 for DStv Premium & PVR Sub plus another R99 for Showmax plus Rxxx for an Internet connection? Ouch.

You would be surprised as to how many people is currently doing this and paying quite a bit for all of this. So would probably be beneficial to those that wish not part with their Premium subscription.
 

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Very happy about this Explora is linked to surround sound and chromecast is not.
 

Icemanbrfc

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R844 for DStv Premium & PVR Sub plus another R99 for Showmax plus Rxxx for an Internet connection? Ouch.

i was going to post the exact same thing now. So you have to pay DSTV subs, plus Showmax R99 and your Internet connection of x amount. If that is how it is, then its just silly to pay that for tv
 

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