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Avanti Communications

Avanti repositions business

Avanti Communications has announced a strategic repositioning from an operator of satellites in geostationary orbit to a global multi-orbit provider of fully integrated connectivity services and solutions. As a result of greater convergence between terrestrial and non-terrestrial connectivity, the satellite industry has grown rapidly over the past few years. While this has given customers more […]

November 10, 2023

ThinKom secures type approval for Avanti Communications’ HYLAS Ka-band satellites

ThinKom Solutions has secured type approval for communications across Avanti Communications’ fleet of HYLAS Ka-band satellites. The agreement covers both the ThinAir Ka2517 antenna for commercial aviation and the GT 2517 full-spectrum terminal for government and military services. ThinKom’s ThinAir terminals deliver outstanding throughput on forward and return links across Avanti’s high-throughput beams. This capability […]

September 12, 2023

Avanti in talks for Ethiopia business

London-based speciality satellite operator Avanti Communications says it aims to enter Ethiopia to increase the country’s Internet penetration, says CEO Kyle Whitehill. Avanti has applied for a telecoms operating license in Ethiopia and has started “active” discussions on partnerships with Safaricom and Ethio Telecom, Whitehill said, speaking to The Africa Report. Somalia is also a […]

April 14, 2023By Chris Forrester

Avanti Communications strengthens leadership team

Satellite connectivity specialist Avanti Communications has strengthened its senior leadership team adding two new members to the Executive Committee. Donald Walker, Senior VP of Government and Defence and Marios Fotiou, Senior VP of Solutions Engineering and Delivery join Avanti’s executive team with immediate effect. Following 16 years of combined service, these appointments recognise the contribution […]

March 13, 2023

Avanti, Türksat Ka-band coverage deal

High throughput satellite capacity provider Avanti Communications has agreed a new five-year partnership with Turkish communications satellite operator Türksat. Avanti and Türksat already have a strong working relationship dating back several years. This latest agreement is set to deliver extensive, continuous coverage across Africa and the Middle East to Avanti and Türksat customers in regions […]

September 13, 2022