Mozambique disaster sees PCCW Global and TSF connect

19 July 2019

One VSAT communications system was installed in Matarara, from which relief operations to surrounding communities were conducted

One VSAT communications system was installed in Matarara, from which relief operations to surrounding communities were conducted

 

PCCW Global and Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) have received official recognition from the Mozambique National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) for their combined and ongoing mission to provide critical communications services following the two tropical cyclones which recently hit the country. 

One VSAT communications system was installed in the Matarara coordination centre, from which relief operations to five surrounding communities were conducted.

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Avanti brings high-speed satellite broadband to Angola

19 July 2019

Avanti chief executive officer, Kyle Whitehill (inset), said: “HYLAS 4, the latest addition to our satellite fleet, was launched to complete our coverage of Sub-Saharan Africa.”

Avanti chief executive officer, Kyle Whitehill (inset), said: “HYLAS 4, the latest addition to our satellite fleet, was launched to complete our coverage of Sub-Saharan Africa.”

 

Avanti Communications, the UK-based operator, has penned a five-year agreement with MGI Global Services which enables the latter to provide high-speed satellite broadband services across Angola, South Sudan and Chad.

The new partnership will improve the penetration of reliable satellite broadband in these three countries, and significantly increase access to the internet.

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Avanti and Vox sign master distributor deal

01 July 2019

Avanti has signed a major strategic deal

Jacques Visser

 

Avanti Communications has signed a three-year master distributor agreement on its HYLAS 4 and HYLAS 2 satellites with South African end-to-end integrated ICT, infrastructure provider and telecom firm Vox.

Under the terms of the deal, Vox will use Avanti’s satellite fleet - which provides full coverage across sub-Saharan Africa - to deliver a cost-effective and reliable high-speed broadband service to the remotest areas of the continent.

 

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Avanti gets gets first landing permit in the history of Nigeria

25 June 2019

Sealing the deal

Sealing the deal

Satellite data specialist Avanti Communications has been awarded the very first landing permit in the history of Nigeria by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

This authorisation enables Avanti to strengthen its business in what is now the largest African economy.

The Permit was granted at the NCC headquarters in Abuja with several dignitaries in attendance. Speaking on behalf of the executive vice chairman, the director for spectrum administration, Dr Austin Nwaulune, emphasised the NCC’s mandate which is to foster the deployment of communications services to grassroots, to create economic growth and development.

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