Avanti Communications has been named the market-leading partner in sub-Saharan Africa for satellite capacity.
The UK-based satellite operator reportedly got the honour for the second year in a row, as revealed in the 20th edition of the NSR Satellite Capacity Supply & Demand Analysis.
The survey stated that Avanti currently has a market share that is more than twice as large as its closest rival.
According to the satellite industry, the NSR annual report is one of the most reliable and thorough sources for satellite capacity assessments, providing insight into important market developments and dynamics.
“Avanti has committed significantly to Africa. Through local partnerships and the deployment of connectivity solutions, the company hopes to accelerate growth throughout the region.
“Central to this strategy is connecting remote rural communities and enhancing network resilience for vital communications infrastructure,” according to the statement.
It noted that Avanti has so far provided services in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Ghana, Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, and South Sudan, connecting more than 1,000 villages and schools throughout Africa.
“Over the next five years, the business hopes to connect 10,000 additional sites throughout Africa, influencing millions of lives and enabling communities to live connected lives.”
The CEO of Avanti Communications, Kyle Whitehill, commented on the accomplishment by stating that Africa is a big focus “for us and so we are delighted to be recognized as the market leader, but we won’t stop there”.
“For us, Africa’s potential is limitless, and the role that we can play in unlocking this is providing connectivity solutions,” he continued.
The CEO claimed that there was no stopping until they connect the 871 million people currently living without basic internet connection,”
“Connectivity is an enabler that provides vital resources and opportunities for individuals, businesses, and communities to thrive.”