The gateway will extend the coverage of Avanti’s HYLAS 4 satellite to Senegal and the surrounding West African countries.
Avanti has invested over $800m in Africa and already has a growing footprint across the continent.
The appointments recognise the contribution Walker and Fotiou have made to the business as Avanti pursues ambitious growth targets for 2023.
Under the new five-year agreement, the companies will deliver extensive combined Ka-band coverage across the Middle East and Africa.
Instant5G follows the launch of Avanti Extend, a managed satellite service to connect rural areas.
Although the Covid-19 pandemic severely affected the satellite industry, forcing a halt in production, the satcom market is projected to grow from $25.33bn in...
The companies will provide IoT satellite services for partners and prospects in fleet management, fisheries, asset management and aggrotech among others.