Avanti Communications

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Avanti Communications Group plc
Public limited company
Traded asLSEAVN
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
Area served

Avanti Communications Group plc (LSE: AVN) is a UK based satellite operator, selling wholesale satellite broadband and satellite connectivity services to Internet Service Providers, Mobile Network Operators, Enterprises, Governments and other satellite operators. The Avanti HYLAS fleet of satellites provides coverage of the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.[1]

The company is listed on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and employees approximately 300 staff across the UK, Europe, US, the Middle East and Africa. Its headquarters are in London (UK) with offices in Goonhilly (UK), Limassol (Cyprus), Istanbul (Turkey) Nairobi (Kenya), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Johannesburg (South Africa) and Lagos (Nigeria).

Kyle Whitehill joined as CEO in April 2018, with the long-standing CEO and co-founder, David Williams, stepping down in August 2017.[2]

Avanti currently has 3 Geostationary_orbit (GEO) High-throughput_satellite (HTS), HYLAS-1, HYLAS-2 and HYLAS-4 in orbit and a further HTS, HYLAS 3, in construction.[3] Avanti has dual geo-redundant Gateway Earth Stations (GES) across Europe the Middle East and Africa to provide high levels of network resiliency and resulting in a claimed 99.9% uptime service level. The company has GES in the UK, Cyprus, Germany, Turkey, South Africa and Nigeria with a further potential Senegal.[4]


  1. ^ http://avantiplc.com/about/sectors
  2. ^ "Avanti Communications: RNS announces Kyle Whitehill as new CEO". Avanti Communications - Satellite Services. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
  3. ^ http://avantiplc.com/fleet-coverage/coverage
  4. ^ http://avantiplc.com/news-media/pressreleases

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