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iWayAfrica and Avanti improve download speeds across East Africa

by david.nunes

iWayAfrica and Avanti improve download speeds across East Africa

iWayAfrica, a Pan-African broadband provider and Avanti Communications, a leading provider of satellite data communications services, has announced that consumer and business customers in Kenya can now benefit from increased downlink speeds to 15Mbps in a move that will improve their satellite connectivity.

Kenneth Munyi, Country Manager, iWayAfrica Kenya says the new offering is valid in Kenya and Tanzania for both existing and new service providers: “Providing increased value to customers is core to our service offering and the Avanti downlink speeds increase will greatly assist customers to become more productive and save time.”

iWayAfrica, in May 2016, announced its renewed contract with Avanti Communications, who appointed the Corporate Broadband Provider as a partner until 2018.  Munyi says that the strong relationship between the two companies has enabled significant growth for iWayAfrica over the last 18 months. “The contract extension will enable provision of fast, affordable satellite broadband in an effort to assist in bridging the digital divide.”

Available from 1 June 2016, iWayAfrica expects the East African market to respond positively to the improved satellite connectivity.  “Africa is the world’s second fastest economic growth region; and it is common knowledge that connectivity is crucial to its continued growth.  By improving the technology implemented, we are working towards improved services overall within several sectors including healthcare, education and social services as examples,” says Munyi.

For more information contact iWay Africa Kenya: Tel: (+254) (20) 2792 000 or email sales-ke@iwayafrica.net.


About iWayAfrica

iWayAfrica, part of Gondwana International Networks which also includes AfricaOnline, is a leading African ISP, offering solutions over satellite, fibre optic and wireless networks. With over 10 years’ experience of deploying VSAT services, iWayAfrica’s expertise lies in designing, installing and operating networks to suit customers’ requirements. The Group currently services over 67,000 corporate subscribers and over 20,000 consumer subscribers across Sub-Saharan Africa. The consistently award winning Group has a physical presence in 10 countries on the continent and offers services in an additional 34 countries via its distributor channel partners.

www.iwayafrica.com


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