ICT Tenders: Communications players take to the field
This week sees Broadband Infraco, Sentech, SABC and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa drawing attention.
Sentech on the hunt for set-top box developers
The state-owned entity advertises for manufacturers to co-develop, supply and deliver feature-rich set-top boxes for digital terrestrial TV, direct-to-home and IP networks.
Set-top box delivery still a ‘drop in the ocean’, says acting director-general
The communications ministry’s acting DG reveals that just over 600 000 set-top box installations have been done as part of the digital migration.
Video: Sentech distributing media content globally
Sentech provides the national broadcasting signal distribution and telecommunications for all South African television and radio stations.
Inclusive economic recovery requires connected citizens
South Africa desperately needs to up its connectivity for citizens to engage in other forms of economic activity, stresses Broadband Infraco CEO Andrew Matseke.
Sentech offers streaming services, powered by AWS
The signal distributor is leveraging Amazon Web Services to provide streaming services to local audiences.
Millions set aside for dual-illumination amid digital TV delay
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Comms hears R204 million has been allocated to Sentech this financial year for dual-illumination, as digital migration limps along.
New CFO to join Sentech ranks
Melanie Rambally will fill the position of chief financial officer at signal distributor Sentech after Cabinet approved her appointment.
Call for Broadband Infraco board nominations
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams invites the public to nominate suitable candidates to serve on the board of Broadband Infraco.
Communications ministry entities back Ndabeni-Abrahams
Despite reports of a tumultuous past, the heads and CEOs within minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s portfolio have committed their support to ensure delivery of key targets.
Smart set top box wins Sentech’s Hack the Future contest
The smart STB turns any TV monitor into a mini-computer, says its inventor Michael Aldridge.