SABC TV Outside Broadcasts is a business unit in the Technology Division of the SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation). The unit provides services internally to the SABC and also has a mandate to contract work outside the SABC.
SABC TVOB’s head office is situated in Johannesburg and the unit also has satellite offices in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. This infrastructure gives the unit the ability to provide support to events country wide.
45 years of experience in the production of major productions all over the world enables SABC TVOB’s to tackle any size project with success. Areas of specialization are sports (soccer, cricket, rugby, golf, boxing, etc), news (elections, funerals, etc), large music concerts and variety shows (Miss World and Miss SA). Internationally SABC TVOB’s has successfully covered some major events: Sydney 2000 Olympics (seven outside broadcast units were shipped to Australia), cricket coverage in Sri Lanka, and Miss World in India and Seychelles, to name a few.