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Avanti wins UK universal broadband contract

Monday 7 December 2015 | 10:38 CET | News
Avanti Communications has won a new contract from BT to be part of BT's supply of wholesale consumer broadband services which will be sold onwards to consumers in the UK through a network of satellite resellers. This is part of part of the British Government's Universal Service Commitment. This plan will see up to 300,000 homes which cannot access greater than 2 Mbps from terrestrial networks become eligible to receive a contribution from government to fund the installation of satellite broadband services. The consumer will pay the monthly service charge, with the scheme expected to go live

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Avanti Communications / BT
Countries: United Kingdom
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