Avanti appointed to supply major broadcast deployment for Aragon Government
Avanti Communications Group plc ("Avanti" or "the Group"), a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has been appointed by Quantis to supply a major broadcast deployment for the Aragon Government in Spain. The multi-year contract builds on Avanti's existing partnership with Quantis, through which Avanti delivers high speed broadband via satellite to Quantis' significant consumer and enterprise customer base.
The Government of Aragon will work with Quantis locally to broadcast signal for TV and radio channels including:Aragon, Aragon 2 HD, Aragón Radio, Aragón FM Radio 2 and TEA. Distribution will be deployed via Avanti's HYLAS 1 satellite to over 300 terrestrial repeaters, reaching 1.3m viewers in Aragon.
Aquilino Antuña, CEO of Quantis, commented: "With this agreement we strengthen our position in the broadcast market. We consider it strategically important to the growth of our company. We are delighted to grow our contract with Avanti with this exciting proposition for over one million citizens in Aragon."
David Williams, Chief Executive of Avanti, commented: "This new contract will deliver a uniquely innovative broadcasting service for the Aragon government. In delivering this at scale, Avanti continues to extend the power of its distribution platform. We are now partner to some the world's largest broadcasters, providing services with unparalleled levels of quality and flexibility."