UK satellite operator Avanti Communications Group on Thursday officially launch its South Africa-based operations. Avanti’s South African in-country presence comes as the company also unveils its new corporate identity which encapsulates its vision to connect homes, grow businesses, extend networks, change lives, and go the extra mile to liberate untapped potential. “Avanti aims to bridge the digital divide by enabling and facilitating connectivity with existing providers to cover the gaps that exist in the industry,” Brenden Pronk, Sales Director & Country Manager for Southern Africa explains. “The bigger picture is creating fully connected societies for the benefit of people, communities, SMEs and large enterprises alike.” As part of its commitment to connecting people wherever they are, Avanti have also partnered with local lifestyle and entertainment show #Hashtags, which explores topical issues and trending topics in South Africa. To date, Avanti have invested over $897 million in Sub-Saharan Africa, with $143 million in South Africa alone.
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