eNCA use Quicklink to cover South African Elections

eNCA is a 24-hour television news broadcaster that focuses on South African and African content. After launching in June 2008, eNCA become the country’s first 24-hour television news service.

On 3rd August 2016, eNCA covered the South African municipal elections. This was held to elect councils for all district, metropolitan and local municipalities in each of the nine provinces of South Africa.

During this election, eNCA used Quicklink Midi Backpacks and Quicklink Mac Live software to broadcast live from 13 concurrent mobile points to millions of viewers. eNCA also used the Quicklink TX to allow journalists to establish a fast live link using Skype.


eNCA use Quicklink to cover South African Elections


Sean Thomas, Broadcast Deliveries Manager of eNCA explains: “Quicklink fitted in with our high demand for fast deployable live solutions, and our existing infrastructure. This is why we chose this solution for the South African municipal elections”

As a result of using Quicklink solutions, eNCA were able to get to a remote location and be live-ready within minutes of setup, at a fraction of the cost, crew and time needed with SNG vans.


About eNCA

After being launched on June 1st 2008, eNCA has become South Africa’s most trusted independent TV and online news brand. Since its launch, the channel’s breaking news, live reports, sports, weather and business updates have become an indispensable source of local and international news for millions of South Africans.


About Quicklink

Quicklink are one of the leading global provider for cost effective, high quality broadcast solutions in the fields of news, sport, entertainment and corporate media. Quicklink provides over 400 TV stations with software and hardware IP solutions for the transmission of live and edited video. Quicklink’s solutions are the best available for achieving superb video and audio quality from low speed connections up to high speed HD.

For more information about Quicklink solutions, please contact the sales department on +1792 720880 or email [email protected]


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