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Internet service provider Avanti Communications is expected to activate its first UK consumer broadband deal as early as next week.

The satellite broadband provider, which launched its HYLAS 1 satellite into orbit in November 2010, recently completed in-orbit testing and is now preparing to go live.

According to ISPreview.co.uk, the 10Mb-capable satellite is delivering better-than-expected performance in some areas.

David Williams, Chief Executive Officer of Avanti Communications, said the testing phase of HYLAS 1 was "a complete success" and had placed the firm in "a strong position for future growth".

"With Europe's first fully operational broadband satellite, Avanti will now provide a range of satellite data communications services to consumers, enterprise and governmental organisations across the UK and Europe," he stated.

"In such a vast market with so much growth in data demand, and a strong customer base already committed, we are highly confident of achieving rapid commercial success for this powerful and flexible satellite."

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