Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c was chosen as the platform to enhance maritime, land mobility, and consumer applications
Petah Tikva, Israel, December 29, 2021 — Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that one of the largest satellite service providers in Eurasia, has chosen Gilat as the baseband vendor for its satellite network. The companies signed a multi-million-dollar deal that includes the provisioning of Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c platform, which will be used to modernize and expand satellite communications throughout the region for a variety of applications including maritime, land mobility and consumer coverage.
Throughout this expansion and modernization, the old equipment will be replaced and legacy networks will be consolidated and unified with new networks running Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c technology as the baseband to serve their satellite communication needs. Gilat will supply hubs with thousands of fixed and mobility VSATs. This will support expanded coverage over the entire region.
“This deal represents a new, important chapter in our relationship with the large satellite service provider,” said Gilat Chief Commercial Officer Michal Aharonov. “Working together, we’ll unify and upgrade the satellite network to be consolidated with Gilat’s leading-technology single-platform for multiple applications, thus providing a superior user experience to customers throughout Eurasia.”
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications. With 30 years of experience, we design and manufacture cutting-edge ground segment equipment, and provide comprehensive solutions and end-to-end services, powered by our innovative technology. Delivering high value competitive solutions, our portfolio comprises of a cloud based VSAT network platform, high-speed modems, high performance on-the-move antennas and high efficiency, high power Solid State Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).
Gilat’s comprehensive solutions support multiple applications with a full portfolio of products to address key applications including broadband access, cellular backhaul, enterprise, in-flight connectivity, maritime, trains, defense and public safety, all while meeting the most stringent service level requirements. Gilat controlling shareholders are the FIMI Private Equity Funds. For more information, please visit: gilat.com
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Gilat Satellite Networks
Doreet Oren, Senior Director Corporate Communications
GK Investor and Public Relations
Ehud Helft, Managing Partner