closedownarrowlogo-verticalmenu-barsearch Skip to main content
Jump to navigation
People using satellite broadband

Increasing demand for broadband data is creating a significant market for satellite internet service providers, it has been claimed.

John Brackenbury, Chairman of Avanti Communications, said his firm stood to benefit from increased demand for broadband access worldwide.

"The proliferation of new internet applications, particularly those which are video intensive, and new devices enabling consumers to connect to the internet are the drivers of our market," he commented.

"In developed markets, data demand is rising strongly and in emerging markets, vast new populations are coming to digital media for the first time."

Mr Brackenbury said that whether it is connecting businesses, homes or government users directly, or providing wholesale network capacity for other firms, data demand will continue to exceed supply "for a long time to come".

"Avanti's high throughput, high capacity satellites are in a perfect position to exploit this trend," he added.

The broadband provider's HYLAS 1 satellite successfully launched into orbit in November 2010, and the firm is planning to launch commercial web services next month.

Join the conversation

comments powered by Disqus

Stay up to date

  • Google+ Follow uSwitchTech
  • Subscribe to our RSS feed

Latest Comments

  • Dave 1 day ago TalkTalk CEO reads 'awful'... Didn't have Internet access for 2 month 1st engineer didn't turn up down to broken down van day of...
  • Patricia.Green.92 3 days ago Scientists use infra-fed to make... I was paid 104000 bucks past year by doing an on-line task furthermore I was able to do it by w­orking in...
  • Amy.Mercado 3 days ago Sky Q customers to get F1 races... I was paid 104000 dollars last 12 months by doing an online job moreover I was able to do it by w­orking...

Search news