iSAT Africa extends Avanti Communications' deal

Companies will deploy satellite broadband services in Kenya and Tanzania
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 Avanti Communications has announced a new multi-year contract with African service provider, iSAT, a subsidiary of the Wananchi Group.

iSAT will deliver satellite broadband services across Kenya and Tanzania through various partners, resellers and distributors. Deployed via Avanti’s HYLAS 2 satellite, the service will target consumer and enterprise customers.

Richard Alden, CEO at Wananchi Group, commented: “Our partnership with Avanti will enable us to deliver flexible, rapidly deployable and scalable satellite broadband solutions to our demanding customer base. Its proven Ka-band technology will support a diverse set of iSAT applications. We look forward to imminent rollout across East Africa.”

David Williams, chief executive at Avanti Communications, commented: “We are delighted to partner with iSAT to bring satellite broadband to their East African customers. The quality of Avanti’s technology, coupled with the flexibility it provides across various applications, will support the needs of all of iSAT’s markets.”

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