One of World’s Largest MNOs to Deploy Gilat’s 4G Cellular Backhaul over Satellite Technology

Gilat will enable the MNO to provide Voice and Data over LTE to its subscribers, with deployment expected in first quarter of 2022

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that one of the world’s largest Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) will deploy 4G cellular backhaul over satellite technology from Gilat. gilat Satellite Technology

The top-tier MNO, serving hundreds of millions of subscribers in Asia, will implement Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c system and Capricorn Outdoor VSATs, which will enable improved Voice and Data over LTE services for its mobile subscribers. This 4G cellular backhaul solution over satellite is expected to be deployed in the first quarter of 2022.

“This new deal represents a major market penetration achievement with significant upside potential for Gilat,” said Michal Aharonov, Chief Commercial Officer at Gilat. “Already proven worldwide with market adoption of about 80%, our industry-leading 4G cellular backhaul over satellite solution was selected because of its superior technology and proven track record. We expect to see an expansion of business with this top-tier MNO, and other MNOs throughout the world, as we move forward into 2022.”

Gilat Signs Multi-Million Dollar Deal to Modernize and Expand Satellite Communications in Eurasia for Multiple Applications

Gilat announced at the end of December 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.”

About Gilat
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. gilat Satellite Technology

 

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