Sentech puts contract to supply digital set-top boxes out to tender

Friday 11 June 2021 | 10:47 CET | News
South African signal distributor Sentech is seeking a five-year standing supply contract agreement with a set-top box (STB) manufacturer, or original equipment manufacturer (OEM), to co-develop and supply receivers for the unsubsidised market, The ITWeb reported. Sentech is specifying feature-rich services for digital terrestrial television (DTT), direct-to-home (DTH) and IP networks, or combinations thereof. The contract will have an option to extend for three more years.

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