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August 9th, 2012

Gilat Satellite Networks... Getting More Of An Edge (SATCOM)

[SatNews] Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT) has announced that Argentina's...

...Servicio Satelital S.A. has selected Gilat's SkyEdge II Hub and broadband satellite platform to upgrade its existing network and provide additional support to hundreds of existing and new sites with broadband Internet and data connectivity. Leveraging SkyEdge II platform's higher performance and advanced satellite-bandwidth utilization capabilities, the upgraded network will allow Servicio Satelital to benefit from improved efficiencies and service delivery, enhancing their service offering to customers nationwide. The IP-based network will also be used to provide communication services for telecommunication operators and ISPs that require satellite connectivity in the region. The agreement represents Servicio Satelital's second deployment of a Gilat SkyEdge II network in Argentina, which currently supports over 3,500 sites nationwide.