Avanti Communications HYLAS 4 Satellite debuts in French Guiana

Avanti Communications Group plc, a provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”), has announced its HYLAS 4 satellite has arrived safely in French Guiana ahead of its March 2018 launch, the company said.

The spacecraft, built by Orbital ATK was packed and shipped at their Satellite Manufacturing Facility in Dulles, Virginia, United States and flown to French Guiana, where it was unloaded and will be taken to the Arianespace launch facilities in Kourou.

HYLAS 4 uses the latest High Throughput Satellite technology, doubling Avanti´s Ka-band capacity across EMEA.