Directors Shareholdings – 14th July 2012

Avanti Communications Group plc (AIM: AVN) (“Avanti” or the “Company”), the broadband satellite operator, was today notified of changes to shareholdings by the following directors.

On 14th July 2010, the number of shares in the revocable sub-fund of the Company’s Employee Benefit Trust which are not subject to automatic revocation if Nigel Fox ceases to be an officer or employee of the Company (although they remain subject to revocation at the discretion of Bedell Trustees in accordance with the terms of the deed by which the sub-fund was established) increased by 19,643 to 31,728.

As such Nigel Fox now has a direct and indirect interest in 248,823 shares in the Company, being approximately 0.36% of the issued ordinary share capital of Avanti Communications Group plc including 158,929 restricted shares which are restricted until certain conditions are met.

On 14th July 2010, the number of shares in the revocable sub-fund of the Company’s Employee Benefit Trust which are not subject to automatic revocation if David Bestwick ceases to be an officer or employee of the Company (although they remain subject to revocation at the discretion of Bedell Trustees in accordance with the terms of the deed by which the sub-fund was established) increased by 50,106 to 200,073. As such David Bestwick now has a direct and indirect interest in 1,740,850 shares in the Company, being approximately 2.54% of the issued ordinary share capital of Avanti Communications Group plc including 639,586 restricted shares which are restricted until certain conditions are met.

On 14th July 2010, the number of shares in the revocable sub-fund of the Company’s Employee Benefit Trust which are not subject to automatic revocation if Matthew O’Connor ceases to be an officer or employee of the Company (although they remain subject to revocation at the discretion of Bedell Trustees in accordance with the terms of the deed by which the sub-fund was established) increased by 19,891 to 101,051. As such Matthew O’Connor now has a direct and indirect interest in 343,127 shares in the Company, being approximately 0.50% of the issued ordinary share capital of Avanti Communications Group plc including 198,563 restricted shares which are restricted until certain conditions are met.

On 14th July 2010, the number of shares in the revocable sub-fund of the Company’s Employee Benefit Trust which are not subject to automatic revocation if David Williams ceases to be an officer or employee of the Company (although they remain subject to revocation at the discretion of Bedell Trustees in accordance with the terms of the deed by which the sub-fund was established) increased by 80,783 to 342,242. On 14 July 2010 the sub fund sold 80,783 shares in the Company at a price of 471p per share in order to settle tax liabilities from prior year transactions.

As such David Williams now has a direct and indirect interest in 2,416,879 shares in the Company, being approximately 3.52% of the issued ordinary share capital of Avanti Communications Group plc including 872,974 restricted shares which are restricted until certain conditions are met.

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