Sematron Signs Long-Term Contract with Avanti Communications

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Avanti Communications Group plc (“Avanti” or “the Group”), a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa announces a new, long term contract with Sematron. Based in the United Kingdom (UK) and operating globally, Sematron is a content delivery company specialising in IP connectivity, video broadcast and distribution.

With access to dedicated capacity in a long term contract across the entire Avanti HYLAS fleet of satellites, Sematron will provide a major UK national broadcaster with high speed Ka-band satellite news gathering facilities, such as outside broadcast vehicles, across the entire country.

To support one of Britain’s biggest news organisations, we require a world class satellite service that provides agility, reliability and high quality. Using the Avanti satellite fleet, we can offer our customers a fully resilient solution that provides peace of mind as they operate across the UK. Only Avanti can deliver this.”

John O’Brien, Managing Director of Sematron

It is a major breakthrough for Sematron and Ka-band satellite technology to become mainstream in outside broadcasting. We look forward to continuing this strong, long term working relationship.”

David Williams, Chief Executive Officer of Avanti

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