Satnews Daily
December 31st, -0001

Gilat... SatBusting Border Breaches

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT) has received a multi-million dollar contract to deliver a turnkey broadband communications solution for a major defense agency in Latin America. The new network will be used for border control applications.

Gilat is providing a broadband satellite network solution based on its SkyEdge II high performance platform to enable the delivery of high-speed data, video and voice applications that will serve the military's different units. Gilat will supply additional equipment as part of the turnkey solution, including solar panels for the remote sites.

Gilat's SkyEdge II is a multi-service platform enabling the delivery of high-quality voice, broadband data and video services for diverse environments including enterprises, rural networks, cellular backhaul and government network applications. SkyEdge II is a standards-based system using DVB-S2 and DVB-RCS. With better efficiencies and full adaptivity for both the inbound and outbound channels, it provides higher performance that serves the growing requirements of end-users. Gilat's diverse portfolio of SkyEdge II VSATs are all supported by a unified platform, offering service providers the most suitable product for their application needs as well as the flexibility to evolve their networks. The newest addition to Gilat's SkyEdge II portfolio is NetEdge(tm), a dedicated solution for multi star networks, specifically designed to meet the needs of corporations and cellular backhaul applications.