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 120 or later
  •  Safari 16.6 or later (Mac only)
  •  Chrome 120 or later
  •  Microsoft Edge 120 or later

On Your Mobile Device:

  • iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: iOS 15.0 or higher
  • Android phones and tablets: Android 7.0 or higher
  • Amazon Kindle Fire: Fire OS 7+

On Your TV or Streaming Device:

  • Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick or Fire TV Cube
  • Android TV: Android 5.1 or higher
  • LG Smart TV (Models released 2014 onwards): WebOS
  • Samsung Smart TV (Models released 2015 onwards): Tizen OS


  • 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.