Contract will deliver high speed satellite broadband across EMEA
Melcom Electronics Ltd., a supplier of high quality professional electronics components and subsystems for the Defence, Space, and Satcom industries, has signed a multi-year broadband contract with Avanti Communications, a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Using Avanti’s HYLAS 1 and 2 satellites, Melcom will deliver high speed Ka-band satellite broadband and OU services to its SME and consumer markets across Europe, Turkey and the Middle East, and Africa.
John Melas, Sales & Marketing Director at Melcom Electronics Ltd., commented: “Avanti’s flexible satellite technology provides 100% coverage over our primary countries, enabling us to deliver secure broadband access to our customers. This new contract will allow us to expand into new territories and bring our services to a wider customer base.”
Matthew O’Connor, Chief Operating Officer at Avanti, said: “We are delighted that Melcom has chosen Avanti to deliver its broadband services across such a challenging sector. Following recent changes in the supply structure in Europe we have noted a significant increase of customers moving their business to Avanti.”
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About Avanti Communications
Avanti connects people wherever they are – in their homes, businesses, in government and on mobiles. Through the HYLAS satellite fleet and more than 180 partners in 118 countries, the network provides ubiquitous internet service to a quarter of the world’s population. Avanti delivers the level of quality and flexibility that the most demanding telecoms customers in the world seek.
Avanti is the first mover in high throughput satellite data communications in EMEA. It has rights to orbital slots and Ka-band spectrum in perpetuity that covers an end market of over 1.7bn people.
The Group has invested $1.2bn in a network that incorporates satellites, gateway earth stations, datacentres and a fibre ring.
Avanti has a unique Cloud based customer interface that is protected by patented technology.
The Group has three satellites in orbit and a further two fully funded satellites under construction.
Avanti Communications is listed in London on AIM (AVN:LSE).
About Melcom Electronics Ltd.
Melcom Electronics Ltd, are specialists in analogue and microwave components, multi-function modules, and sub-systems for the Defence, Space, Aerospace, Satcom, Test & Measurement, ISM and Commercial Comms Industries. It offers a high standard of technical service and support to its customers, from an extensive range of off-the-shelf and bespoke products.
Melcom operates a quality system in accordance with the requirements of ISO9001:2008.