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Motive Television signs South African set-top deal

TV technology firm Motive Television has signed a deal with Chinese set-top box maker Skyworth to integrate its software into STBs that will be used by South African free-to-air DTH service Siyana. 

Motive Television subsidiary Motive Television Services today signed the software development license agreement with Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology, having last month announced its involvement in the Siyaya Free To Air TV project.

As part of the deal, Motive said it will receive an SDK licensee fee and a certification fee for each model of set-top, as well as royalty fees based on the number of units manufactured.