iSAT Africa extends East Africa satellite broadband coverage

August 5, 2014 • East Africa, Satellite Communications, Top Stories

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iSAT will deliver satellite broadband services across Kenya and Tanzania. (image credit:

Avanti Communications has revealed a new multi-year contract with African service provider, iSAT. iSAT will deliver satellite broadband services across Kenya and Tanzania. Deployed via Avanti’s HYLAS 2 satellite, the service is expected to target consumer and enterprise customers.

Richard Alden, CEO at Wananchi Group, commented: “Our partnership with Avanti will enable us to deliver flexible, rapidly deployable and scalable satellite broadband solutions to our demanding customer base. Its proven Ka-band technology will support a diverse set of iSAT applications. We look forward to imminent rollout across East Africa.”

David Williams, Chief Executive at Avanti Communications, commented: “We are delighted to partner with iSAT to bring satellite broadband to their East African customers. The quality of Avanti’s technology, coupled with the flexibility it provides across various applications, will support the needs of all of iSAT’s markets. We are delighted to be working with such an important telco in the region.”



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