36 bidders for South Africa's DTT STB tender

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Request For Information: Digital Set-Top Boxes (STB) Production For Local Manufacturing Companies For Government Subsidised TV Owning Households

South Africa has announced the results of its tender for the local production of set-top boxes to be provided to subsidised households as part of the country’s transition to digital terrestrial television broadcasting.

Bids were received from 36 STB manufacturers (plus 4 service providers offering to facilitate the migration process) as follows:

Name Of Bidders / Tenderers

1. Workshop Electronics Consortium
2. Jomo Sono Investments
3. Tellumat
4. TN Business Enterprise
5. Lekgotla ICT Telecommunications
6. Muelekanyi Telecommunications
7. Seemahale Telecoms
8. Sifikile Industrial Group Africa
9. QEC (Pty) Ltd
10. Microtronix
11. Divitech
12. Harambe Manufacturing
13. Tau Di A Rora
14. Rethabise Premium Guest Lodge
15. Leneka Trading And Construction
16. HCN – Hope La Fleur Networks
17. Ayola Telecoms
18. Maredi Telecoms STB Consortium
19. Altech UEC
20. African Digitech
21. Three Diamonds Trading And AK Engineering JV
22. Global Ventures
23. Atis (Pty) Ltd
24. Namec Holdings (Pty) Ltd
25. Kopano Ditital Horizons
26. Impact Digital Media
27. Vektronix
28. Clusten 23 T/A Namec Western And Northern Cape
29. Thata Ubeke Manufacturing
30. Amadeke Bluefin Technologies(ABT)
31. 1000 Towers Developers T/ A Qinisa Holdings
32. Coral Moon
33. Firefly Investments 219 (Pty) Ltd
34. Ngikhona Wholesalers
35. Diaspora Alliance
36. Pace Plc