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April 2nd, 2015

Gilat Releases In Rio...Takes Rapidly Deployable Cellular Backhaul Solution To LTE Latin America

[SatNews] Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT), provider of satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that it intends to present its rapidly deployable cellular backhaul solutions at LTE Latin America 2015, April 7-9 at the SulAmerica Convention Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Booth #1. 

SkyEdge II-c VSAT

At Latin America’s premier LTE event, Gilat will highlight its SkyEdge II-c Capricorn, a VSAT designed to support Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in rapidly and cost-effectively expanding LTE coverage.

Gilat’s Capricorn is the fastest TDMA VSAT on the market, with cellular backhaul capabilities of up to 200 Mbps,  maximizing handset performance on LTE networks. Fast deployment and improved network quality are just some of the benefits Capricorn brings MNOs. At the event, Gilat will also present CellEdge, its integrated small-cell-over-satellite solution enabling MNOs to increase their subscriber base in the most remote regions through a full turnkey deployment of 2G/3G networks.

“Our rapid network deployment capabilities will enable mobile network operators to reach new subscribers faster than ever before,” said Russell Ribeiro, Gilat’s LATAM Regional Vice President. “As an industry leader, we constantly strive to provide innovative satcom solutions that give our customers a real competitive edge.”

At the event, Eli Keren, Gilat’s Director of LTE, will discuss “Next Generation Satellite Backhaul for LTE – Myths and Facts” on April 8 at 17:20.