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How Bandwidth Capping works on Showmax to Manage and Reduce Data Consumption.

 Internet TV adoption in Kenya has been slow,mostly because of high cost of data and slow internet speeds.
Showmax has come up with a feature called Bandwidth Capping to reduce data consumption,so that you spend less money on data. Another  feature that makes Showmax affordable is the option to download Movies and Series while in a Wifi hotspot and watch Later when you’re offline ,for free

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Showmax Bandwidth Capping Options
Showmax has 3 Bandwidth Capping Options which are as follows

  1. Low Bandwidth-Data consumption will be 0.3GB/Hr.Video streaming quality will be set at 320p. This is the best option for users on a data budget or those viewing on small screens such as smartphones.
  2. Medium Cap- Data consumption will be 0.7GB/Hr.Video streaming quality will be set at 480p.
  3. Uncapped-This option will be most favorable for individuals who use Wifi to stream Showmax Shows and Movies.With the uncapped option you will experience the best video qualities but it can use upto 3 GB per hour.
How to Cap Data on Showmax When Streaming From Your Smartphone or Tablet.
  • Open the Showmax App. If you haven’t  Installed it, download the Showmax App with the Links below

Showmax Android App—>Download

                        Showmax IOS App—–> Download
  • Open the Showmax app
  • Login to you Showmax account then Click Menu

  • Click on the Setting Option (If you’re an IOS User Choose App Preference after Settings)
  • Select Bandwidth Capping

  • You’ll then choose the Bandwidth Option that best suites you.

Low Capping- 0.3GB/Hr

                     Medium Capping- 0.7GB/Hr
                     Uncapped
N/B When using your phone or Tablet Showmax has ensured that even with Low and Medium Capping users will experience good quality.
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How to Cap Data When Streaming From Your Laptop or Desktop Computer.
  • Log in to your Showmax account.
  • Select the Movie or Show you want to watch then click Play Now
  • As the Movie or Show Starts click the setting icon on the bottom Right.

  • Bandwidth Capping Options will then pop-up.

  • Select the Bandwidth cap that best suits you and enjoy the Showmax Experience
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