Avanti (Tanzania) Satellite supported e-education

iKnowledge Monitoring and Evaluation Project Phase: using satellite services to support e-education in Tanzania.

Target Country
Primarily Tanzania with a few pilot schools in neighbouring African countries

Project Lead
Avanti Communications

Project Consortium
Camara Tanzania, Discovery Learning Alliance, Infinity Africa, Ace Africa (Majibu) and Jigsaw Consult

International Partners

Camara Tanzania, Discovery Learning Alliance, Infinity Africa, Ace Africa (Majibu), Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF) and Tanzania Education Authority (TEA)


The project goal is to demonstrate to in-country stakeholders how satellite services can support e-education in Tanzania with a specific focus on sustainable business models and professional development and support for teachers.…

UK Space Agency – Blog

How UK space expertise is helping emerging economies

The International Partnerships in Space Programme (IPSP) is the newest programme in the Agency’s portfolio. It’s an exciting £32 million international programme established and led by the UK Space Agency.

IPSP consists of a number of projects run by industry or academia in partnership with at least one international organisation.

UK Space Agency – Case study iKnowledge

Equipping schools in rural and underserved areas of Tanzania with ICT infrastructure

UK Lead Supplier : Avanti Communications Ltd.

International Partners: This programme works with a number of international partners, including:

  • the Tanzania Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF)
  • the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MoEVT)
  • the Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organisation (TIRDO)

Avanti Communications will deliver a major ICT infrastructure and e-learning programme to teachers across Tanzania. …