Avanti Communications Group plc is engaged in the provision of satellite communication services. The services are principally provided through Ka-band satellites. On August 2, 2012, the Company launched successfully its second satellite, HYLAS 2. The Company sells satellite data communications services to telecoms companies, which use them to supply enterprise, institutional and consumer users. The Company�s Satellites include HYLAS 1, HYLAS 2 and HYLAS 3. HYLAS 1 can variably re-deploy power between beams and can change the frequency at which it operates. HYLAS 2 can switch power between beam pairs. Its subsidiaries include Avanti Communications Limited, Avanti Space Limited, Avanti Space 2 Limited, Avanti Space 3 Limited, Avanti Launch Services Limited, Avanti Broadband Limited, Avanti Broadband (Ire) Limited, Avanti (NI) Limited, Avanti HYLAS 2 Limited, Avanti HYLAS 2 Launch Services Limited, Avanti Communications Infrastructure Limited and Avanti Caledonian Broadband Limited.