Press Release

NASA Data Systems Partners with Avanti Communications to Deploy Satellite Broadband in Middle East

By SpaceRef Editor
April 1, 2014
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NASA Data Systems, the enterprise communications provider, has signed a contract with Avanti Communications to extend its satellite broadband capability across the Middle East.

The new contract will provide satellite broadband to customers in the oil and gas, utilities and industrial sectors. The services will be deployed via Avanti’s HYLAS 2 satellite.

Hakim Naas, Managing Director at NASA Data Systems said: “The decision to partner with Avanti was rooted in the organisation’s ability to tailor flexible and high-quality service options. We have a diverse customer base that expects first class service and support, both of which will be addressed via our collaboration.”

Matthew O’Connor, Chief Operating Officer at Avanti Communications, said: “We are delighted to provide our satellite services to NASA Data Systems in the Middle East. Avanti’s unique technology brings the quality and flexibility required to deliver true commercial advantage to customers in the region.”


About NASA Data Systems

NASA Data Systems Ltd provides comprehensive and complete global procurement and supply chain solutions. Its services are aimed primarily at companies in the Oil & Gas Exploration and Production, Utilities and Industrial sectors. NASA Data Systems’ divisions include: NASA IT-Telecom Division; NASA Petro-Chem Division; and NASA Electro-Mech Divison. The philosophy at NASA Data Systems Ltd is to become an extension of clients’ procurement operations and streamlining their procurement process. NASA Data Systems’ satellite broadband services are offered in Libya through its Sileen Integrated Technology Services Ltd brand. Visit:

About Avanti Communications

Avanti Communications is a carriers’ carrier, selling wholesale data telecoms to service providers which use them to create networks for enterprise, carrier, government and consumer users. Avanti Communications’ network consists of:- two high throughput satellites in orbit, called HYLAS 1 and HYLAS 2; a multiband satellite called Artemis plus a fourth satellite in construction called HYLAS 3 and an international fibre network connecting data centres in several countries. Avanti Communications has GEO satellite network spectrum filings in the ITU Master Register for Ka band at 33.5° West and 31.0° East and for Ka, Ku, S and L-band at 21.5° East. Avanti Communications serves customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Visit

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Laura Hegarty
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SpaceRef staff editor.