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Milestones

1986: UEC was acquired (Specialized in military black box manufacturing)
1993: UEC evolved into the digital broadcast set-top box market
1995: Multichoice announced a DSTV service and appointed UEC to design and develop a product. Not long after this UEC announced a DVB standard compliant set-top box.
1998: Opened Sydney Australia facility
2003: Established the GDL division in Randburg, Johannesburg
2004: Established a GDL facility within the Australian UEC facility
2007: In excess of five million (cumulative) set-top boxes were shipped
2011: Established India Design Centre in Bangalore
2011: Awarded Samsung FPTV manufacture
2011: Acquired SetOne GmbH in Germany
2011: Established Altech UEC and Altech Multimedia and opened new 13,500sqm manufacturing facility
2012: Opened Chinese SCM Office in Shenzhen
2013: More than five million set-top boxes were sold
2013: Invested in SMD technology increasing capacity to 6 million per year
2013: KwaZulu-Natal Productivity Awards
2013: Technology Top 100 (TT100) Awards for Management of Innovation
2013: Technology Top 100 (TT100) Department of Science and Technology Minister’s Award for Overall Excellence
2014: Cumulative production was 20.6 million set-top boxes
2014: Technology Top 100 (TT100) Awards for Management of Innovation
2014: Technology Top 100 (TT100) Awards for Management of Systems
2014: Started sales operations in Brazil/Latam