Amazon gets in the ring with Netflix, ShowMax (and the price is right)

I don’t think DSTV is concerned, because of live sport.

Craig Wilson, Stuff Magazine

Amazon Prime Video has launched in South Africa.

Consumers will get a week for free.

For the six months after that they’ll have to pay R40.

The regular price is set at R80 per month.

This compares with R80 charged by Netflix and R100 for a month’s subscription with ShowMax.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Stuff Magazine Editor Craig Wilson.

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