iSAT Africa and Avanti Communications extend partnership with new contract for satellite broadband services in 500 schools in Kenya.
Schools across the country will be equipped with reliable Ka-band satellite broadband connectivity, enabling Kenyan children to benefit from access to the digital world.
Avanti Communications Group plc (“Avanti”), a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and satellite solutions provider, iSAT Africa (“iSAT”), announce a new contract to provide 500 schools across Kenya with satellite broadband connectivity. The two-year contract will see iSAT connect schools through Avanti’s HYLAS 2 Ka-band satellite, as well as providing Pay As You Go (PAYG) services to local communities.
The partnership will focus on connecting the unconnected in remote areas across Kenya to increase educational opportunities for students and teachers at the 500 sites.
The market for connecting schools around Africa is a high growth area and Avanti is pleased to extend its market lead with iSAT in the provision of high quality connectivity to schools and communities in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.”
David Williams, CEO of Avanti