Satellite ground terminal manufacturer Gilat’s contract to provide the Russian Government with ka-band satellite technology for consumer broadband access could be the company’s biggest deal in the growing ka-band satellite market
TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) — Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.’s equipment uses links into space to get information where it’s going on Earth, and its new chief executive faces the challenge of further broadening its customer base from its corporate-network and government business into international consumer markets.
Satellite-based connectivity is a crucial and fundamental need for ongoing communications throughout Africa. This year, Gilat Satellite Networks has continued to expand and enhance its customer base and network deployments throughout the region, supplying service providers, operators, enterprises and governments with satellite communication solutions based on industry leading VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) solutions.
One such company is Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (GILT) which provides satellite communications to thousands of remote schools and communities in Brazil.
As the discussion in the industry is heating up on Ka band and its merits, Amir Yafe, Director Product Marketing at Gilat is taking us through some of the major differences between Ka and Ku band technology.