Browsing: Imtiaz Patel

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Naspers must commission MultiChoice probe

Naspers urgently needs to appoint an independent auditor or law firm to get to the bottom of the scandal now threatening to engulf its subsidiary, pay-television operator MultiChoice. If any evidence of malfeasance is found, executives

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Showmax now free on DStv Premium

Naspers is making its video streaming service Showmax available as a free value-added service to DStv Premium subscribers. An update to the DStv Now app, released on Monday, said Showmax

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Naspers worth less than what it owns

Fifteen years ago, a South African media company invested US$34m in an obscure Chinese Internet developer. Today that stake is worth $88bn. All Naspers, now Africa’s most valuable company, has to do is figure out how

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New CEO for SuperSport

Gideon Khobane has been named as the new CEO of MultiChoice subsidiary SuperSport. He will take the reins from Brandon Foot, who has been acting as CEO for the past two years and who now take over as

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Telkom, Vodacom CEOs to sleep in the streets

They make millions every year. But Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko and Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub have agreed to spend a winter’s night on the cold streets of Johannesburg – and will even stump up a large amount

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MultiChoice in new PSL soccer deal

Pay-television broadcaster MultiChoice and the Premier Soccer League have taken the wraps off a new football competition called the MultiChoice Diski Challenge. The three-year agreement, which is being billed as a corporate social investment project by MultiChoice, will provide life skills and leadership development for players

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MultiChoice: Netflix, Apple pose ‘real threat’

Netflix, Apple, Google and other online streaming video providers are the real threat to MultiChoice in South Africa’s subscription broadcasting industry, the pay-television operator’s CEO says. Imtiaz Patel, who heads up MultiChoice South Africa Group, tells TechCentral