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SABC Surfs the Radio Waves with dira!

Bochum, 29.04.2016 – South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has awarded a contract to SCISYS’ Media & Broadcast Division. The scope of this contract is to rollout the dira! radio production and playout product suite to all of SABC’s commercial, non-commercial and local radio networks. The project schedule covers a time frame of more than two years. In this period dira! will firstly be rolled out to SABC’s Johannesburg operation in order to replace the existing systems from Dalet and RCS. In a second step dira! will be rolled out to the 15 regional sites of the SABC.

“We are very proud that SABC has chosen dira! as their new radio Production and playout system and very much welcome this very famous African broadcaster in the dira! family of highly satisfied customers . This new contract win further drives our ambition to grow internationally .“ says Karl-Willi Pieper, Director of SCISYS’ Media & Broadcast Division.

The contract has a volume of circa 2m Euros.


About SABC:

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is the state broadcaster in South Africa, and provides 19 radio stations (AM/FM) as well as 4 television broadcasts to the general public. The main object of the Corporation is to supply broadcasting and information services and services that are ancillary thereto, to the general public in the Republic of South Africa and beyond its borders.


SCISYS has been offering solutions in the professional broadcast segment for almost 30 years. SCISYS MBS implements turnkey systems for leading broadcasters based on the modular dira!® product line and the SCISYS content management system for archives. Its customers include the major German, UK and Arabic broadcasters.



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