Avanti Communications and GRC agree multi-year, multi-region contract

2 September, 2015

Deployment of satellite connectivity to GRC’s major military and government customer base

Avanti Communications has signed a multi-year contract with Global RadioData Communications Ltd (GRC), to deliver secure, resilient Ka-band satellite connectivity to a variety of government, defence and emergency service customers.

Based in the UK and Dubai, Global RadioData Communications Ltd (GRC) develops and supplies mission critical communication products and solutions, including the provision of command and control, satellite, tracking, computing and intelligence systems. Its comprehensive range of communications services enable military, emergency responders, government, commercial and aid agency organisations to face their critical communications challenges.

GRC now offers highly secure connectivity services to a number of its government and military customers across Avanti’s entire high throughput HYLAS and ARTEMIS satellite fleet. Services are tailored to meet specific customer needs, from short notice rapid deployments, to longer-term enduring high speed links.

Tony Talbot, Technical Sales Manager at GRC, commented: “Avanti’s satellite technology has integrated seamlessly with our most popular products, Scytale and Scytale Lite. Having invested in the latest Ka-band technology to deliver high speed data communications services across EMEA, Avanti is the clear choice for secure communications even in the most demanding locations. Our contract opens up several new markets for us, whilst servicing our existing customers with a superior, highly flexible service that moulds to their needs.”

Paul Feenan, Director, Avanti Government Services, commented: “The quality and flexibility built in to Avanti’s technology platform enables us to create powerful partnerships with leaders in the field. We are, with our partners seeing strong growth in the provision of highly secure connectivity in critical scenarios across EMEA. The best partners, like GRC see that our market leading technology at very attractive prices delivers strong advantages to the user.”

  • GRC is exhibiting at NATO SOF in Belgium, 7th – 11th September.
  • Avanti is exhibiting at DSEI 2015 in London, 15th – 18th September.




Notes to Editor


Global RadioData Communications Ltd (GRC)

Global RadioData Communications Ltd (GRC) delivers on the design and supply of innovative and specialist communication products, systems and consultancy services. Its extensive product portfolio and service offerings include: Communications consultancy; Satellite services & solutions; Tracking services & solutions; Network & technical assessments; Communication site surveys; Bespoke equipment sourcing; Software design & integration; Hardware design & prototyping; Through-life support & training.

Its client base is far reaching and includes specialist military organisations, emergency responders, government sectors, commercial entities’ and aid agencies to both inform communication best practice and provide bespoke solutions to overcome critical communication challenges.

For more information on Skytale and Skytale Lite, please visit:www.grcltd.net or https://www.youtube.com/embed/S4oHPXD_giY?rel=0&3=&amp=&vq=hd1080&autoplay=1


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 150 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 that covers an end market of over 1.7bn people.

The Group has invested $1.2bn in a network that incorporates satellites, ground 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).