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John Kotsaftis, the founder and CEO of Showmax, has quit the video-on-demand streaming service provider owned by Naspers to join Fox Networks Group Asia, based in Singapore, where he will lead the development of subscription VOD

Naspers-owned video-on-demand platform ShowMax has made its debut in a European country, launching services in Poland on Wednesday. The Warsaw-based team responsible for the expansion is led

Naspers’s video-on-demand service, ShowMax, has gone live in Kenya, with the company introducing a new, lower-priced tier, called ShowMax Select, in the East African nation that costs US$3/month (about R45/month). ShowMax Premium, priced at

South Africa’s Naspers, and its subsidiary MultiChoice, may soon forfeit the generic top-level domains they applied for in 2012. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, better known as Icann

Streaming provider ShowMax has added the ability to download shows when subscribers have patchy access to the Internet. The company said on Monday that its subscribers on the Android platform would have the option to download content to watch offline

The television entertainment industry in South Africa is in for significant disruption in the next 18 months. And couch potatoes look set to be the biggest beneficiaries as competition intensifies between traditional broadcasters and new Internet streaming providers

ShowMax is the name of Naspers’s Netflix rival, which will be launched to the media in Johannesburg next Wednesday. That’s according to a report on the entertainment news website Channel24, which is owned by Naspers subsidiary Media24. According

Media and technology group Naspers is said to be planning a video-on-demand rival to Netflix, and may be intending to announce the new service at a media conference in South Africa as early as next week. Naspers owns MultiChoice, which operates