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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 78 or later
  •  Safari 10 or later (Mac only)
  •  Chrome 68 or later
  •  Microsoft Edge 40 or later

On Your Mobile Device:

  • iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: iOS 12.0 or higher
  • Android phones and tablets: Android 6.0 or higher
  • Amazon Kindle Fire 2014 or later (Fire OS 4+)

On Your TV or Streaming Device:

  • Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick: Fire OS 5+
  • Android TV: Android 5.1 or higher
  • LG Smart TV (Models released 2014 onwards): WebOS
  • Samsung Smart TV (Models released 2015 onwards): Tizen OS

Connection:

  • 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.