Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) has announced that a Tier-1 Telco in Latin America has awarded Gilat more than $3 million to provide broadband connectivity over satellite to support bridging the digital divide.
The project includes thousands of VSATs to be deployed in remote schools to further children’s education in Latin America and is expected to expand further.
Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c network (pictured above) was selected due to its vast experience and expertise in delivering high quality broadband connectivity and in deploying tens of thousands of VSATs for Universal Service Obligation (USO) projects throughout Latin America and in the world at large.
“This award signifies another step in Gilat’s achievements in Latin America,” said Michal Aharonov, Senior Vice President Global Broadband Networks at Gilat. “We are excited with the opportunity to support our partners with our leading technology and to share a common vision of bridging the digital divide, by delivering broadband connectivity worldwide to those who need it most.”