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Avanti Signs Master Distributor Agreement with mgi for HYLAS 4 across South Sudan, Chad and Angola

London, UK, 11th June 2019

Avanti Communications Group plc has signed an agreement with mgi global services Limited, an international voice and data service provider, making mgi one of Avanti’s exclusive master distributors for HYLAS 4 services and capacity.  The five year agreement enables mgi to provide high-speed satellite broadband services across South Sudan, Chad and Angola. The partnership will improve the penetration of reliable satellite broadband in these countries, and significantly increase access to the internet.

Through Avanti’s latest state-of-the-art Ka-band satellite, HYLAS 4, mgi will provide affordable high-speed satellite broadband to connect governments, enterprises, schools, clinics and communities in South Sudan, Chad and Angola, especially in rural and other locations where terrestrial networks are limited or unreliable.

Avanti CEO, Kyle Whitehill, said “HYLAS 4, the latest addition to our satellite fleet, was launched to complete our coverage of Sub-Saharan Africa. We are delighted to be working with the mgi team as a preferred partner to drive the realisation of our mission to deliver broadband access to help liberate the potential of communities and businesses wherever they are located.”

mgi Managing Partner, Ilija Reymond, added “We are committed to providing governments, NGOs, businesses and communities across Sub-Saharan Africa with reliable and top tier telecommunications services. Avanti’s HYLAS 4 enables us to provide customers with affordable high speed and quality broadband flexible Ka-band satellite technology. Our first live site with HYLAS 4 has been a real success. We’re excited to partner with Avanti to further expand our service portfolio and to continue supporting the digital transformation in Africa.”

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