Sentech partners Enensys to launches multi-tech solution

Sentech, the state owned signal distributor for South African broadcasting, has partnered with France-based designer and manufacturer of digital TV transmission technologies, Enensys, to launch of OneBeam transmission solution, to bring in a breakthrough in signal distribution in direct-to-home satellite (DTH-S) and digital terrestrial television (DTT) in the country.

“The OneBeam solution – which comprises multiple technologies – allows Sentech to use the same satellite capacity to feed the service’s DTH subscribers and DTT transmission sites,” said Sentech in a statement.

The first phase of the project includes the utilisation of its digital video broadcasting – second generation terrestrial (DVB-T2) and OneBeam solution to the DVB-T2 digital terrestrial TV network and the DTH service.