What are the system requirements for the SHOWTIME streaming service?

The system requirements for the SHOWTIME streaming service are:

On Your Computer: 

  • PC: Windows 10 or later
  • MAC: MAC OSX 10.10 or later
  • JavaScript and Cookies must be enabled

Web Browsers:

  •  Firefox 60 or later
  •  Safari 10 or later (Mac only)
  •  Chrome 62 or later
  •  Microsoft Edge 40 or later

On Your Mobile Device:

  • iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: iOS 9.0 or higher
  • Android phones and tablets: Android 6.0 or higher
  • Amazon Kindle Fire 2014 or later (Fire OS 4+)


  • A Wi-Fi, 4G or higher connection is required
  • We strongly recommend using the SHOWTIME app with a Wi-Fi connection for the best video quality and to minimize data usage

Streaming Bandwidth:

  • We recommend a downstream bandwidth of 5 Mbps or higher for tablets and mobile devices. We adjust our stream based on your bandwidth.