Based on the iDirect platform and coupled with a wide range of approved terminals from leading manufacturers, Avanti’s SNG service is designed to meet any user requirement.

Our range of products uses the latest Ka-band technology to deliver high-speed IP contribution for Satellite News Gathering (SNG). The frequency spectrum offers significant advantages over traditional Ku, C and L band, including high throughput speeds and bandwidth availability across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


  • Simple tariffs and monthly billing allow you to keep track of your spend
  • Resilient and secure network guarantees content delivery
  • Online Booking Platform supports real-time booking submission, confirmation and online usage tracking
  • 24/7 one-to-one booking and support
  • iDirect Automatic Beam Switching (ABS) allows seamless roaming across the Avanti HYLAS fleet
  • iDirect iDX 3.2 platform supports the latest generation iDirect X7 modems
  • A wide range of terminals from proven broadcast vendors

Avanti’s Occasional Use (OU) management system

Broadcasters can quickly book, edit and manage capacity bookings on the go. Our proprietary web-based system uses VPN to ensure secure access from anywhere. The system provides a personalised dashboard that allows you to manage your OU bandwidth requirements:

  • Book – Your booking confirmations are instant
  • Edit – Existing bookings can be edited and cancelled on the go
  • Manage – Keep on top of usage with an auto-generating calendar

24/7, real-time HD newsgathering via Avanti’s Ka-band satellite

The world’s largest broadcasters use our range of OU/SNG products, achieving significant advantages over traditional Ku, C and L band. This includes high throughput speeds and bandwidth availability across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.



HD Coverage of Oscar Pistorius Trial

Avanti’s innovative satellite technology redefines the satellite news gathering (SNG) market for a new generation of global IP broadcasters. International news agency Reuters adopted Avanti’s Ka-band SNG services to cover the prolific Oscar Pistorius trial.


Global Invacom partners with Avanti Communications in demonstration of satellite broadcast TV over IP networks with content encryption

Global Invacom, Avanti Communications, Microsoft Corporation & European Space Agency (ESA) showcase demo at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam


Reuters deploys Avanti Communications satellite news gathering service in South Africa

Avanti’s HYLAS 2 Ka-band satellite providing live satellite coverage of Oscar Pistorius trial