On the other hand, different political and religious parties and student organizations staged protest demonstration outside Lahore Press Club against Geo.
Leaders and office-bearers of ISO, PTI and JUP (Niazi Group) were among those who staged the demonstration.
The two companies threw an initial $13 million into the venture, 60% of which is owned by Beazer, 40% by GEO.
Fox would not reveal the size of its investment in National Geo.
However, Chase Carey, the chairman and CEO of Fox Television, said that the deal did not require Fox to kick in significant cash any time soon.
"CA's Jasmine is designed from the ground up for the World Wide Web, making it the optimal technology to be used in conjunction with GEO's Emblaze solution," said Peter Schlosser, vice president of business development at GEO.
"By partnering, we create a winning situation for Computer Associates and GEO clients alike: Emblaze, the best multimedia on the Web, delivered through Jasmine, the best database and development environment for the Internet."
Anyhow, scores of people have approached session courts in various cities against Geo, and at least two session judges have ordered that a case be registered against Geo.
But the government has asked the police not to register the cases against Geo without taking legal opinion.
Meanwhile, Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan (Niazi) held a meeting of its Shura in Lahore and decided to continue the protest rallies till closure of Geo.
Peer Syed Masoom Naqvi headed the meeting and underscored that they deemed freedom of press essential.