Sentech and AWS: Uniting South Africans
AWS Cloud solutions give Sentech the flexibility to deliver solutions and reduce the cost of deploying channels.
Govt considers new approach to Broadband Infraco, Sentech merger
Critical consultations on the potential acquisition of Sentech by Broadband Infraco are under way, says the comms ministry, as it looks to accelerate the merger.
Broadband Infraco ups spend on women-owned entities
The broadband infrastructure company will increase its budget for services and local products from women-owned companies.
SA's slow-crawl towards digital TV gains momentum
Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says SA is now firmly on the path to the big switch, confirming government’s commitment to meeting the 31 March 2022 deadline.
Not much interest in subsidised set-top boxes for digital TV
The SA Post Office records less than 60 000 registrations for subsidised set-top boxes, despite government’s efforts to ramp-up the much-delayed switch to digital TV.
Call for beneficiary households to register for subsidised STBs
The South African Post Office urges qualifying households to apply for their government-subsidised set-top boxes as soon as possible.
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.