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November 6th, 2018

Gilat Signed On by SKY Perfect JSAT for Mobility and Fixed Broadband Services in Japan

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) has announced that SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (JSAT) has awarded the company a multi-million U.S. dollar project for its new mobility and fixed broadband service in Japan — this new set of services enabled by Gilat will support JSAT’s growth plans.

Incorporating multiple applications over a single network, the project is based on Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c, which provides a single platform for a variety of fixed and mobility services and will provide new levels of speeds and performance. The solution also incorporates redundant primary and secondary sites to deliver the high availability and reliability necessary for critical needs. Multiple use cases are supported including services for government, utilities, banks and hospitals, as well as broadband connectivity for several mobility applications such as emergency response vehicles and on-the-move news and media cars.

Executive Comment

Abhay Kumar, Regional Vice President Asia and North America, stated that this strategic partnership with JSAT is a testament to the company's joint commitment to enable new and improved services including disaster recovery, to address the challenges in Japan, for the benefit of the Japanese people. With Gilat's multi-application single platform, JSAT will be able to support their growth plans to deliver plentiful, quality and affordable satellite-based broadband communication to their fixed and mobility customers across Japan.