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Valleypoint Telecoms signs multi-year contract with Avanti Communications to extend broadband coverage in Western Kenya

African telecoms operator, Valleypoint Telecoms, has announced a contract with Avanti Communications to extend broadband coverage across Western Kenya. Deployed via Avanti’s HYLAS 2 satellite, the new service will target consumer and enterprise customers in the region over a multi-year period.

Joseph Weke, Chief Technical Officer at Valleypoint Telecoms, commented:

“We are pleased to extend our coverage with Avanti – a trusted operator with significant technical and deployment experience in Africa. We have co-created a service that will bring real competitive advantage to Kenyan customers.”

Matthew O’Connor, Chief Operating Officer at Avanti Communications, commented:

“With our HYLAS 2 satellite, Avanti provides 100% coverage of Kenya. Our service provides the flexibility and quality to fully address the diverse demands of customers in the region.”

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