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Bringing connectivity to refugee settlements across East Africa

East Africa, and Uganda in particular, hosts some of the largest refugee populations in the world. Avanti is committed to mobilising its satellite technology to support refugees, host communities and humanitarian organisations in the region through providing access to connectivity in the remotest of locations. The Social Innovation Academy (SINA)…
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Rural Connectivity Report

With the digital economy rapidly shifting the way we access everyday services, the importance of having an online presence becomes vital in the modern economy. Not only are business affected by this shift, but also communities in regions outside of modern terrestrial network infrastructure. This marginalisation contributes to lost revenue…
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Avanti are proud to champion Quality Education

Avanti Communications become UN Business Avenger At Avanti, our ‘Be More’ mantra runs through our DNA and we fully support and encourage the UN’s Global Goals by taking a stand and doing our part to make a difference. Avanti Communications has been announced as 1 of 17 Business Avengers who…
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expanding our fleet capacity with hylas 3 launch
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Expanding our fleet capacity

Expanding our fleet capacity with the launch of HYLAS 3 Launched on 6th August 2019, HYLAS 3 is Avanti’s latest High Throughput Satellite that will provide flexible and quick-to-deploy Ka-band communications across EMEA. HYLAS 3 has been built in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA), MDA, Airbus, and OHB.…
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Avanti Signs Sponsorship Deal with South Africa’s fastest man

Akani Simbine signs with Avanti Communications Avanti are proud to announce a three-year sponsorship deal with the current Commonwealth 100m champion Akani Simbine, the fastest man in South African history. Both the 25-year-old sprinter and Avanti have a share passion to empower and inspire the youth across the whole of…
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Liberating potential across Africa

Avanti is liberating potential across Africa by working together with the South African panel talk show ‘Hashtags.’ empowering and supporting young entrepreneurs and talented South Africans to reach their goals. Hashtags is featuring young entrepreneurs, artists and remarkable people from different areas in South Africa, demonstrating that hidden talent can…
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MainOne CEO Funke Opeke with Avanti COO Libby Barr
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MainOne partnership to enable Nigeria’s broadband penetration goals

In this interview, Libby Barr, Chief Operating Officer at Avanti Communications, a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer at MainOne, an African connectivity and data centre solutions company, speak on their recent partnership to improve…
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Reflecting on MWC19 Barcelona; Is 5G relevant yet?

Reflecting on MWC19 Barcelona MWC Barcelona did not disappoint, this year the organisers renamed the show to reflect how it has evolved, becoming so much more than just about mobile. It was a week where the industry seemed to be reinvigorated as the world caught a glimpse of what our…
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