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SEEMAHALE TELECOMS (PTY) LTD JOINS MOTOROLA MOBILITY EMEA CHANNEL PROGRAM

Seemahale Telecoms will promote, support and sell key Motorola video, home entertainment and broadband products throughout Southern Africa.

 

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ZA) – 11 April 2011

Seemahale Telecoms, a 100% black owned company, announced today that it recently became a member of Motorola Mobility’s EMEA Channel Program as a Premier Partner.

 

As such, Seemahale Telecoms will promote and sell a wide range of products from Motorola Mobility’s Home business including video head-end and video on demand solutions, home gateways and IPTV and hybrid set-tops.

 

These products and solutions will allow end customers including Broadcasters, Telecommunication companies, Internet service providers (ISPs), Alternative carriers and Regional service providers to accelerate the delivery of rich media experiences to their customers.

 

The Motorola Mobility Channel Program includes more than 100 leading distributors and resellers focused on delivering innovative fixed broadband and video solutions to a wide range of businesses throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Program features best-in-class industry leading technology, expertise and marketing support designed to stimulate the creation of differentiated services across countries, operators and service providers to meet the needs of both consumers and business users.

 

“Joining the Motorola Mobility Channel Program gives us access to the broad range of products within their portfolio and gives our customers access to a new dimension of video delivery that is bringing multi-screen services to the masses by showing how the screen at home is becoming more than a TV and how the tablet/smartphone revolution is changing everyday consumption of video,” said Dr Thabo Lehlokoe, co-founder and Chairman of Seemahale Telecoms Pty Ltd.

 

“We are very happy that Motorola has selected us as a Premier Partner because this shows their foresight and commitment to transformation, broadband and video services in South Africa. It will also contribute to local skills development because it will transfer technical, sales and support expertise to local talent. This will allow Seemahale to play a critical role in the DTT migration process” explains Lehlokoe.

 

Stephane Cohen, director channel operations, Home business EMEA, Motorola Mobility said: “As we look to further expand our channel business in EMEA to support business growth and enter new markets, we need partners with the experience, skills and local knowledge such as Seemahale. We look forward to working closely to better service our customers in South Africa with innovative solutions that deliver enriched converged media experiences.”

 

About Seemahale Telecoms

 

“Seemahale Telecoms Pty Ltd is a 100% black owned company which focuses on Broadcasting and Telecommunications infrastructure and services. It is a Premier partner of Motorola Mobility and offers enhanced personal media experiences through the provision of video infrastructure services (Video Headend) , IPTV, VOD, OTT with adaptive rate streaming solutions and different types of Motorola Set Top Boxes including hybrids. We intend to offer solutions that allow consumer to consume video anywhere, anytime on a device of their choice.

 

We also are involved in bridging the digital divide through the provision of Wireless Broadband Network solutions for government, carriers and enterprises with offerings from Motorola Solutions where we are an approved Distributor. These offerings cover backhaul, distribution and access solutions. Seemahale also provides a new network access technology called Passive Optical LAN to enterprises as well as part of its innovative broadband offering.”

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