Gilat and Parallel Wireless jointly won 2017 Small Cell Forum Industry Award. Companies recognized for “Excellence in Commercial Deployment of Rural/Remote Small Cells” for connecting the unconnected in the outback with small cell over satellite. The awards, which aim to celebrate outstanding achievements within the small cell industry, were presented at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 23rd in London as part of the Small Cell World Summit.
The article discusses the benefit brought to many previously underserviced outback communities by Optus, one of the largest mobile operators in Australia. The mobile coverage has been extended due to CellEdge, Gilat’s innovative small cell over satellite solution.