Avanti Satellite Broadband

Avanti delivers fast rural broadband services via Satellite across the UK and Europe.


What is Avanti?

Avanti is the high speed Satellite Broadband service provided by Avanti PLC. The service delivers fast and superfast broadband options via the Hylas 1 and 2 satellites. Hylas 4 is due to be launched in 2017.

Hylas 1 is the first Ka-band Satellite launched by Avanti in 2010 into an orbital location at 33.5 degrees West.  Hylas-1 delivers Satellite Broadband Internet services via 8 beams across Europe.

Hylas 2  is the second Ka-band satellite launched by Avanti in 2012 into an orbital location at 31 degrees East. Hylas-2 provides 24 beams across Europe, the Caucasus,  the Middle East and Africa enabling fast broadband internet services to these regions.

Hylas 4 is destined for launch in 2017. The latest satellite from Avanti will be launched with 66 beams across Europe, Africa with potential coverage options for the Americas. Bentley Walker and Freedomsat have committed to capacity on this satellite to secure the best in future services for our customers.

Your equipment

Your Avanti VSAT customer equipment comprises of an Outdoor Unit (ODU, Which includes the VSAT satellite dish and TRIA transceiver) and Indoor Unit (IDU, which includes the Hughes HN series modem). The two are linked with a copper coaxial WF100 cable as standard and other cables are available for longer distance runs or underground cabling.


We offer a range of installation options. Have the service installed on a South, East or West facing wall by our network of professional installers or if you enjoy DIY we offer a self-install option. Self-installation includes a CD with installation instructions and installation video. There are several mounting options including a wall mount or non-penetrating ground mount (available on request, contact us for details).

The Avanti service

The current generation Avanti service delivers headline speeds between 15Mbps and 30Mbps* download and 2Mbps upload. Our Avanti services offer a range of consumer and business plans with options to suit all budgets. The hardware can be either purchased upfront or rented as part of your contract.

(*30Mbps superfast option available in certain regions)