ShowMax not hiking subscription fees, for now

2016-02-08 12:12

Local internet video service ShowMax is not increasing its monthly R99 subscription rate despite the weak rand impacting its business.

MWEB shifts focus to fibre broadband

2016-02-02 10:08

The internet service provider says it plans boosting its fibre to the home sales force amid the growing demand for digital content streaming services.

An eye on the JSE's top five

2016-01-19 09:04

Experts share their views on the JSE's top stocks. Among these is AB InBev, which is now the top JSE-listed company.

The JSE's five biggest stars

2016-01-15 06:15

The JSE’s top five companies are active in a range of diverse sectors. What these giants have in common is that they offer South African investors offshore exposure.

ShowMax: Netflix ‘good’ for SA internet TV

2016-01-07 10:01

Naspers owned video streaming service ShowMax has said that Netflix’s launch in South Africa will boost local awareness of internet television.

ShowMax offers offline viewing on Android

2015-12-14 15:12

Streaming provider ShowMax has added the ability to download shows when subscribers have patchy internet access.

Telkom launches ShowMax free data deal

2015-12-08 08:17

The telecommunications company has announced a zero-rating data plan for subscribers of the video streaming service.

Naspers to raise $2.5bn for acquisitions

2015-12-04 11:45

Naspers plans to sell 17.1 million ordinary shares in order to raise $2.5bn, the company has announced.

Naspers expands in US as Fed mulls rate rise

2015-12-01 07:35

Naspers is to increase its exposure to US tech startups as Africa’s biggest firm by market value seeks to limit the impact of a US rate hike, says CEO Bob van Dijk.

Media24 records R217m trading profit

2015-11-27 17:35

Media24, the print and media publishing business of Naspers, has recorded a trading profit of R217m as it cuts costs and streamlines its operations.


Management shakeup at parent company

2016-02-05 14:07

The company says it has shifted managers around and brought in new hires to position itself in a "changing media environment".

Ton Vosloo on choices, success and how M-Net was started with R50 000

2016-01-29 11:21

To build a successful business one needs a good business plan, a great business team and the support of the board, says former Naspers chair Ton Vosloo.

Streaming TV could save you money

2016-01-15 13:07

The arrival of Netflix is a shot in the arm for the streaming movement in South Africa and may help locals save money while watching favourite TV shows, says an industry expert.

MWEB, ShowMax in free data deal

2016-01-14 09:21

Internet subscription TV player ShowMax and service provider MWEB have partnered to grant South African subscribers three months of free access to the service.

Jump in SA shift to online shopping

2015-12-18 12:00

South Africans are increasingly adopting online shopping as the Christmas rush puts pressure on retailers to generate a healthy bottom line in a tough environment.

SAVuka TV app enters crowded streaming market

2015-12-08 11:40

Video streaming is becoming a crowded market in South Africa but this hasn’t stopped another online service from entering this space.

ShowMax starts accepting eBucks payments

2015-12-07 09:13

Local internet video streaming service ShowMax is now accepting FNB eBucks payments in a bid to widen its customer base.

Keeping an eye out for anchoring bias

2015-12-02 12:30

Investors often make the mistake of having an anchoring bias. Simon Brown shares why making investment decisions based on first impressions is unwise.

Naspers mulls $2.5bn capital raising as profit gains

2015-11-28 11:45

Naspers, Africa’s largest company by market value, is considering a capital raising of as much as $2.5bn to fund acquisitions and pay down debt.

Naspers’ revenue surges 24% to R74bn

2015-11-27 17:07

Online businesses helped spur on a 24% year-on-year revenue growth at internet and media giant Naspers.

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