Satellite News Gathering (SNG)

Avanti delivers Broadcasters flexible and cost-effective IP solutions where others cannot

Tell your story in HD

Broadcast live feeds from the most remote places using Ka-band satellite

24/7, real-time HD newsgathering via Avanti’s Ka-band satellite

The world’s largest broadcasters use our range of OU/SNG products, achieving significant advantages over traditional Ku, C and L band. This includes high throughput speeds and bandwidth availability across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Satellite used for Digital Cinema


  • Simple tariffs and monthly billing allow you to keep track and on top of your costs
  • Resilient, secure network guarantees content delivery
  • Online Booking Platform supports real-time booking submission, confirmation and online usage tracking
  • 24/7 person-to-person booking and support
  • iDirect Automatic Beam Switching (ABS) allows seamless roaming across the Avanti HYLAS fleet
  • iDirect iDX 3.2 platform supports the latest generation iDirect X7 modems
  • Wide range of terminals from proven broadcast vendors

Avanti’s OU Management System

Broadcasters can quickly book, edit, and manage capacity bookings on the go. Our proprietary web-based system uses VPN to ensure secure access from anywhere.

The system provides a personalised dashboard that allows you to manage your OU bandwidth requirements:

  • Book – Your booking confirmations are instant
  • Edit – Existing bookings can be edited and cancelled on the go
  • Manage – Keep on top of usage with an auto-generating calendar

Products for SNG

OU Case Studies

  • HD Coverage of Oscar Pistorius Trial

    HD Coverage of Oscar Pistorius Trial

    HD coverage of the Oscar Pistorius trial


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