ABN – South Africa’s business chamber and its new business development programme have signed a new contract with Avanti Communications Group (LSE: AVN).
The Microtelco e-ncubator programme will see Avanti Communications provide high speed satellite broadband to more than 1,000 small and medium-sized business enterprises.
Businesses will be set up by the partnership in some of the more remote areas of South Africa.
The programme aims to specifically nurture small telecommunications companies that require connectivity as a vital part of their daily operations.
Funding for the project has been provided by South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry.