Direct-to-Home (DTH)

SENTECH’s DTH platform is an open access and interoperable platform service providing universal access to communication through digital broadcasting to communities in highly South Africa’s remote areas. It enables home viewers to access their Free-To-Air, PayTv broadcasting and Digital Content Services. 


The DTH platform is located at 68.5 E on Intelsat 20 Southern and Sub-Saharan African coverage and utilises the latest digital direct-to-home technology, with an estimated 60 million viewers.  The viewer requires the following to view channels on the platform:

  • 90cm Satellite dish and universal LNB
  • Satellite decoder
  • Television set


SENTECH is in a unique position to not only offer its customers satellite platform, but can offer a complete end-to-end solution.  The broadcaster has the option of content self-provisioning or the content can be fed via a Terrestrial link, satellite feed or SENTECH’s playout system.