Reutech and Nashua Electronics ( RC&C ) have been selected by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) as the primary supplier of Set Top Boxes for the digital migration programme trial. The trial is expected to be completed by mid-2009 and public uptake of the Set Top Boxes is planned for the last quarter of 2009.
Delivery of the SABC trial boxes started in November 2008. The Set Top Box is designed and produced for the South African market. The QT100 Set Top Box was recently displayed at a major international exhibition and its the first MPEG4 Set Top Box ever developed using the NEC chip-set.