Netflix vs ShowMax – the battle lines are drawn

What does South Africa’s main competitor – Naspers owned ShowMax – make of Netflix’s entry into the market?

ShowMax launched its own Netflix-like subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in August last year.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Richard Boorman, Head of Communications for ShowMax.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

ShowMax subscriptions are actually growing on the back on Netflix’s launch.

Richard Boorman, Head of Communications for ShowMax

If you want the latest movies, get DSTV. If you want to gorge on ‘Breaking Bad’ get ShowMax.

Richard Boorman, Head of Communications for ShowMax

We have a lot of local content.

Richard Boorman, Head of Communications for ShowMax

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