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April 30th, 2014

Avanti Communications + TelOne—Of Internet Interest For Zimbabwe (SATCOM)

[SatNews] TelOne, the Zimbabwean national telco, has announced a satellite broadband contract with Avanti Communications.

TelOne will deliver broadband services to thousands of consumer, enterprise and public sector customers in the region, deployed via Avanti’s HYLAS 2 satellite.

Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director at TelOne, said, “Our goal at TelOne is to provide quality broadband services to a diverse customer base in Zimbabwe. With significant unmet demand in terms of service availability and quality, our partnership with Avanti enables us to effectively address this need—today. We are delighted to work with Avanti on imminent rollout to homes, schools and businesses in Zimbabwe.”
David Williams, Chief Executive at Avanti Communications, said, “We are pleased to be working in collaboration with TelOne in Zimbabwe. Avanti’s quality Ka-band satellite technology will support delivery of Internet connectivity to thousands of new customers in the region.”

For further information, please visit Avanti Communications' infosite, located at http://www.avantiplc.com/

TelOne's infosite may be accessed at http://www.telone.co.zw/