|By Business Wire||
|June 24, 2014 03:56 AM EDT||
Avanti Communications has announced a new contract with European telco operator, Intermatica. The capacity agreement will extend Intermatica’s satellite bandwidth capabilities across Europe.
Using Avanti’s HYLAS 1 satellite, the partnership will enable Intermatica to target enterprise customers with a range of applications, including business broadband solutions for SMEs and large corporations.
Marco Orsini, General Manager at Intermatica, commented: “We are pleased to announce our collaboration with Avanti. The quality of their Ka-band technology will support our extensive satellite broadband expansion in Europe, where the digital divide remains a challenge for many businesses in rural and remote areas.”
Matthew O’Connor, Chief Operating Officer at Avanti Communications, commented: “Our partnership with Intermatica demonstrates the integral role satellite technology continues to play in providing reliable, high-speed broadband to enterprises across Europe. It is another example of how Avanti’s flexible Ka-band technology can be used to extend a partner’s addressable market. We look forward to imminent rollout.”
Founded in 1997, Intermatica S.p.A. offers dedicated solutions, skills and competence with a flexible and innovative approach to the telecommunications market. Network infrastructures are located at the Avalon Telehouse of Infracom in Milan, where the most important national and international Carriers are and where the most efficient, quick and flexible interconnections are carried out. Control and Business intelligence systems are installed and managed in the operative branch of Rome.Intermatica is a member in the Committee on Specific Techniques of Interconnections and Regulations of the Ministry of Economy Development - Dep. Communications, in the committee NGN - New Generation Network at AGCOM and since 2007 has entered the International Union of Telecommunications (ITU).Intermatica is organized into three different business units which, though operating independently from each other, can integrate their single offers into a unique technical and business solution.
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.
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