iSAT Africa extends East Africa coverage with Avanti Communications


Deployment of satellite broadband services in Kenya and Tanzania

 Avanti Communications has announced a new multi-year contract with African service provider, iSAT, a subsidiary of the Wananchi Group. iSAT will deliver satellite broadband services across Kenya and Tanzania through various partners, resellers & distributors. Deployed via Avanti’s HYLAS 2 satellite, the service will 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.”