Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. has received an order in excess of $7 million from a Tier-1 mobile network carrier in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region for a 4G, cellular backhaul network expansion.
Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c Capricorn VSATs will be used for cellular backhaul over satellite, further propelling the growth of the mobile carrier’s 4G/LTE network into rural zones lacking fiber access.
“By enabling rapid and cost-effective network expansion, Gilat is helping this innovative mobile carrier to serve a growing base of customers and establish an enviable position in the industry,” said Michal Aharonov, Chief Commercial Officer at Gilat. “This follow-on order represents an important vote of confidence and another testament to the quality and effectiveness of our cellular backhaul over satellite solution.”
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).