|By Business Wire||
|February 21, 2014 04:14 AM EST||
International Telecoms & Technology company, NT Global, has announced a significant multi-year extension to its satellite broadband contract with Avanti.
NT Global will extend its capabilities in Burundi to meet growing demand for broadband among hundreds of public and private sector enterprises in the region, under its ISP services brand, Swiftsat. The company already deploys broadband services across the Great Lakes Region via Avanti’s HYLAS 2 satellite.
Vysakh R Nambiar, Managing Director at Swiftsat, commented: “Having worked with Avanti for some time now, we had no hesitation in extending reach to a new market via the HYLAS 2 satellite. Together, we have created a dynamic and flexible solution for Burundi - a country whose demand for reliable and cost-effective broadband remains unmet.”
Matthew O’Connor, Chief Operating Officer at Avanti, said: “Avanti brings perfect 100% broadband coverage to Burundi at high speeds and low cost. Our service provides the flexibility and quality to fully address the immediate demands of enterprises within the region. We are delighted to be part of NT Global’s growth story in Africa.”
About NT Global
NT Global is an international management and technology consulting company. The group has 450 employees internationally. NTG works across business functions and industries including Education, Healthcare, Insurance, Mining, Banking, SMEs, Public Sector Organizations, Agriculture, Transportation, Communication, Manufacturing, Law Enforcement, Satellite Internet and Defence. NTG delivers data management, enterprise applications, cloud computing, automation, biometrics, mobility, quality assurance, data security and asset management services, extending to Embedded Systems, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Business Process Management, VSAT Ka-band Technology and Enterprise Resource Planning. In 2013, NT Global introduced Ka Band Broadband Internet in the region under the brand name - Swiftsat. Visit: swiftsat.com
Avanti is a carriers’ carrier, selling wholesale data telecoms to service providers which use them to create networks for enterprise, carrier, government and consumer users. Avanti's network consists of:- two high throughput satellites in orbit, called HYLAS 1 and HYLAS 2; a multiband satellite called Artemis plus a fourth satellite in construction called HYLAS 3 and an international fibre network connecting data centres in several countries. Avanti has GEO satellite network spectrum filings in the ITU Master Register for Ka band at 33.5°W and 31.0° East and for Ka, Ku, S and L-band at 21.5° East. Avanti serves customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Visit: www.avantiplc.com
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