Internet Solutions Chooses Avanti for Capacity on Hylas 2 Satellite

By Caleb Henry | November 18, 2013 | Africa / Middle East, Europe, Regional, Satellite TODAY News Feed, ST Briefs, Telecom

[Via Satellite 11-18-13] Avanti signed a multiyear contract with Internet Solutions, a division of Dimension Data, for more than 56Mb of managed capacity on its Hylas 2 satellite. Avantiís fleet covers Africa, Europe and the Middle East, of which 83 percent of its capacity is used for telecommunications.

Internet Solutions is providing enterprise services designed to deliver high speed and high availability connectivity for business applications. This new capacity enhances its overall capability, which includes a global Tier 1 network and presence in numerous countries in East and West Africa.

Hylas 3, Avantiís third satellite, is to be launched in partnership with the ESA in 2015, and will provide further capacity in the EMEA region.