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Valleypoint Telecoms signs multi-year contract with Avanti Communications to extend broadband coverage in Western Kenya

African telecoms operator, Valleypoint Telecoms, has announced a contract with Avanti Communications to extend broadband coverage across Western Kenya. Deployed via Avanti’s HYLAS 2 satellite, the new service will target consumer and enterprise customers in the region over a multi-year period.

Joseph Weke, Chief Technical Officer at Valleypoint Telecoms, commented: “We are pleased to extend our coverage with Avanti - a trusted operator with significant technical and deployment experience in Africa. We have co-created a service that will bring real competitive advantage to Kenyan customers.”

Matthew O’Connor, Chief Operating Officer at Avanti Communications, commented: “With our HYLAS 2 satellite, Avanti provides 100% coverage of Kenya. Our service provides the flexibility and quality to fully address the diverse demands of customers in the region.”

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About Valleypoint Telecoms Limited

Valleypoint Telecoms Limited provides high quality, reliable and affordable IT and Telecommunication products and services. Vallepoint offers a wide array of IT solutions for Small to Medium sized Business (SMB) and Enterprise clients. Its headquarters are based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Visit: www.valleypointtelecoms.com

About Avanti Communications

Avanti Communications 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 Communications’ 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 Communications has GEO satellite network spectrum filings in the ITU Master Register for Ka band at 33.5° West and 31.0° East and for Ka, Ku, S and L-band at 21.5° East. Avanti Communications serves customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Visit: www.avantiplc.com

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