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Intersat Ltd. Signs New Contract with Avanti Communications

Contract will extend broadband connectivity across East Africa

Intersat Ltd., a Service Provider of VSAT equipment, has signed a new contract with Avanti Communications, a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 

Avanti’s HYLAS 2 Ka-band satellite will provide Intersat with capacity over iDirect platform, to deliver broadband services to its enterprise, government, and defence customers, as well as to GSM operators.

Subrata Roy, Chief Technical Officer of Intersat Ltd., commented: “Avanti’s flexible Ka-band satellite technology enables us to provide our customers with high speed and quality broadband which other bands may not deliver, breaking our customers’ communication boundaries.”

Matthew O’Connor, Chief Operating Officer at Avanti, said: “The flexibility and high quality of Avanti’s satellite services allow Intersat to provide affordable broadband internet to rural and underserved Africa.”