Pioneering IT & Telecom Distribution

Servicing South Africa & Namibia since 2007. Experience tailored solutions, unmatched innovation, and total customer satisfaction with our dedicated professionals.



Experience unmatched value with our devices. From cost-effective solutions to cutting-edge innovations, we guarantee top-notch quality.



Empower your trading with our comprehensive device training, accentuating each device's unique features and giving you the confidence to excel.



Stand by our partners from start to finish. From initial device choice to post-sale technical assistance, we're with you every step of the way.

Our Awards

Arbalest has won multiple awards from Blackview that recognise its position as a global leader in Blackview product distribution.

In 2023, Arbalest has already won a Certificate of Honour for being one of the top 10 esteemed and valued Blackview global partners of 2023; and the award for being the importer and distributor to achieve the highest volume of Blackview sales in 2023 for South Africa.

Powering IT & Telecommunications


Founded in Johannesburg in 2007, Arbalest has become a dominant force in the IT and telecommunications distribution sector, expanding its influence beyond South Africa into neighbouring regions. Driven by a team of devoted professionals, we excel in service, innovation, and ensuring unmatched customer satisfaction.

Arbalest stands for more than just distribution. We epitomise value and relevance, continuously evolving to introduce unique online and mobile solutions. Recognised as the go-to provider for device distribution, we offer a holistic experience. Our offerings range from diverse devices suited for various demographics to tailored market solutions. Our comprehensive services span import/export logistics, device personalisation, technical assistance, marketing, and training. With Arbalest, you’re not just choosing a service; you’re aligning with a tradition of distinction.

Our Family.

ZTE offers comprehensive telecom solutions, including wireless, wireline, and professional services, meeting diverse global needs with its agile innovation capabilities.
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In just four years, Cubot has grown 20-30% annually in SA, offering certified, high-quality smartphones at affordable prices across diverse channels.
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Blackview offers affordable, military-grade smartphones with MIL-STD-810G certification, tailored for Africa's needs and equipped with features like thermal imaging.
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Ulefone is one of the biggest manufacturers of high-quality mobile devices and accessories in China. Ulefone has a unique underwater Photography feature.
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From 2016 we have continued to grow. The growth is across various products such as USB and SD Cards, SSD Drives and Memory.
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Established in 2006, TECNO Mobile is a top-tier global phone brand, ranking among the top three in Africa, with a diverse device portfolio and presence in over 60 countries.
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Belj, exclusive to Arbalest, offers high-quality, affordable power units and powerbanks, ensuring everyone stays connected and powered wherever they are.
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Ampace has over 20 years of experience in the energy storage industry. We are committed to building the world's best power stations for energy storage systems, high-power explorers, and off-grid life.
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Volcan power station is a trusted companion crafted with portability in mind, it features a rugged yet sleek design that can withstand the elements. From rugged terrains to unexpected bumps, our power station remains resilient.
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OSCAL is a technology brand that focuses on product performance, design, quality, and service. Driven by the innovation DNA, OSCAL is committed to letting everyone enjoy smart devices with leap-forward performance and trendsetting design at a very friendly price.
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Decibell is a new cellphone brand that is proudly African. Arbalest is the Exclusive Distributor of Decibell.
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Oukitel is one of the fastest-growing emerging smartphone brands globally. Arbalest is an authorized Oukitel distributer In South Africa.
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Our Retailers.


Become A Reseller.

Arbalest owns the South African sole distribution rights for many popular IT and telecommunication brands, making us the ‘Go To’ for device distribution in South Africa. With this in mind it makes sense to partner with us and use our market knowledge and connections to increase sales in your retail space. Become a reseller of one or more of our top selling brands and get competitive wholesale prices from us.

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Causes We Support

We adopted Rocky and Steve from SANCCOB! Our contribution will ensure Rocky and her friends get all the food and care they need to happily live out their lives in their home pen. We provide the SANCCOB with tough smartphones. The main goal of SANCCOB, a nonprofit organization that has been registered, is to stop the loss of seabird populations by rescuing, treating, and releasing sick, injured, abandoned, and oiled seabirds, particularly endangered species like the African penguin.

We donate care packages to the Smile Foundation. Smile Foundation is a South African non-governmental organisation with a comprehensive healthcare vision for children living with facial conditions. Smile Foundation together with the country’s Academic Hospitals work together to put the smile back onto children’s faces with corrective facial reconstructive surgery and treatments.



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Founded in 1985 ZTE is the world’s leading provider of integrated communications and information solutions serves currently ZTE serves over 1/4 people worldwide and is committed to achieving a bright future of connectivity and trust globally.


Through providing innovative technology and product solutions to telecom operators, enterprise customers 7 distributors in more than 160 countries and regions.


ZTE enables users all over the world to enjoy all-round communication such as voice, data, multimedia, and wireless broadband, with innovative technologies and product solutions.


Established in 2012 in China’s largest electronic trading district CUBOT strives on delivering it’s customers with reliable products.

They have held the title for 3 consecutive years as eBay’s top industry seller, rated amongst the top 10 on Amazon in the mobile phone category, they have broken the record on AliExpress with sales surpassing $1 000 000 within 3 days.

Cubot phones are exclusively distributed by Arbalest in South Africa and surrounding countries.

Blackview is a thriving technology brand that originally specialized in rugged outdoor phones to support the rugged lifestyles and survive tough and challenging environments. After 10 years of development, the product category has taken in mainstream phones, smartwatches, earphones, tablets, and mini PC’s.

Currently available in 80 countries including, Germany, Czech Republic, Ukraine, France, Italy, Turkey, Algeria, Colombia, Russia & Spain, with more than 100 authorized agents in over 80 countries, with Arbalest the top Blackview distributor in South Africa.

Many Blackview products are available on various leading e-commerce platforms including Takealot, Loot & 4Months.

Founded in 2014 Ulefone is known as the one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-quality mobile devices and accessories backed by their ISO9001 certification. Servicing more than 100 countries across Europe, Russia, Middle East, Africa, and southeast Asia.

Ulefone has kept on technology innovation while sincerely listening to their users’ voices, in order to build smartphones with outstanding appearances, top performance and excellent user experience.

A world-renowned professional manufacturer of RAM modules and memory cards, KINGMAX Group has prided itself as a leader in the memory storage industry ever since it was founded in Taiwan in 1989. 

The company not only possesses strong capabilities in research and development as well as unique patented technologies, it is also the world’s first manufacturer to vertically integrate packaging and testing facilities to provide customers with the best memory products. 

KINGMAX has been awarded Taiwan Excellence Awards for several consecutive years and over 60 domestic and foreign awards, proving that KINGMAX is a brand leader in the memory storage industry.

TECHNO MOBILE has been in the top 3 brands in Africa, an innovative technology brand with operations in over 70 countries and regions across five continents. TECHNO has developed into a recognized leader in its markets, delivering state-of-the-art innovations through a wide range of smartphones, smart wearables, laptops & tablets.

After winning the 2023 IDEA (International Design Excellence Award) & MUSE Design Awards 2023 Gold Winner TECHNO MOBILE has partnered with the School of design at the University of Leeds.

BELJ is committed to providing the user with reliable power at an affordable price, our mission is to ensure people stay connected and productive no matter where they are.

Quality is a priority at BELJ, we ensure all products are built with international standards, and all components used in the production of a device are sourced directly from the world’s largest manufactures.

Arbalest is pleased to announce the appointment of sole distribution rights for BELJ Sub Sahara Africa

With the quality of “innovation”, “safety” and “ultimate”,

we meet the needs of long-time outdoor explorers or short-term family emergencies and return to our original intention of giving back to users, society, and nature with love and exploration. Keep pace with Ampace.

Built with longevity in mind Ampace boasts a 3 year warranty on all devices under 300W & 5 years on all devices above 300W. 

Arbalest has the sole distribution rights for Ampace in  South Africa. Ampace has partnered with Contemporary Amerex Technology Ltd (CATL) the world’s largest battery manufacture, boasting 4 gigafactories 1 of which is located in Germany. CALT supplies more than 40% of batteries to the EV (Electric Vehicle) industry for global brands like Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, Daimler, BMW, and Honda.

With over 20 years of experience in the energy storage industry, Ampace is committed to building the world’s best power stations for van dwellers, energy storage systems, high-power explorers, and off-grid life. With the quality of “innovation”, “safety” and “ultimate”, we meet the needs of long-time outdoor explorers or short-term family emergencies and return to our original intention of giving back to users, society, and nature with love and exploration. Keep pace with Ampace.


Innovative portable power products that combine Performance, Versatility and Design. Volcan’s core mission is to ensure that their products can be used by any individual, household or business in any environment. Awarded the French design gold award Volcan products are aesthetically pleasing to the eye allowing them to be incorporated in any setting without compromising on performance.  

Volcan has been adhering to the value pursuit of “discovering and exploring differences”. 

As an emerging brand, Volcan has insisted on breaking the tradition and enabling “Volcanians” to express the true themselves with more stylish and playable products.