Altech Multimedia

Altech Multimedia is a high technology multi-media solutions group focused on providing value-added products, services and solutions through the convergence of broadband and broadcast, driven by market demand. Altech Multimedia solutions include a number of innovative world-fi rst applications that are currently deployed in several digital television networks around the world, and in addition to being device independent, Altech Multimedia offerings are available as either stand-alone or complementary solutions that integrate seamlessly with existing systems. Through its seven operating companies, Altech Multimedia has a global footprint. Altech Multimedia’s offering includes network monitoring, system integration and application development across multiple multimedia platforms, expanding beyond the set-top box (STB) business. The global business is focused around three lines of business (LOB):

  • devices (the core STB business of Altech UEC SA, Altech UEC Australia and SetOne in Europe)
  • support Global Decoder Logistics (GDL) offers a range of STB-specifi c post-sales services designed to ensure that operators derive maximum return on their STB fl eet. These services include inbound and outbound supply chain logistics, after-sales support and repair, product reconfiguration programmes and product life extension programmes)
  • services and solutions (provides systems integration, quality assurance and broadcast service delivery services and products globally).

Key facts
Products/services: Set-top boxes for digital video broadcasting reception, enhanced television applications, interactive applications, Internet protocol television (IPTV), network monitoring solutions, systems integration, professional services, manufacturing services, logistics, after sales support
B-BBEE level: 2
Number of employees: Total 949 across seven operating companies
Number of research and development engineers: 130