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November 2nd, 2017

Gilat Gains LATAM LTE Backhaul Contract

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT ) has been received an award from a major Telecom Service Provider in Latin America for full responsibility to deliver and operate satellite-based LTE backhaul for the purpose of delivering high-performance broadband to multiple locations.

Gilat was selected for this end-to-end managed services project due to its proven expertise with LTE satellite backhaul deployments at tier-1 mobile network operators and the company's managed services capabilities being executed around the globe. The project was awarded following excellent results in extensive acceptance tests performed by the customer.

The project includes Gilat’s technology and services as well as 24×7-network operation and management via Gilat’s global Network Operation Center (NOC). The service is designed to meet the customer’s high standards and is to be managed per an agreed Service Level Agreement (SLA).

Ron Levin, VP Global Accounts at Gilat, reported that  this project is a testament to the company's ongoing technological leadership as well as to Gilat’s experience in delivering a highly reliable end-to-end service, meeting rigorous SLAs, to provide high performance broadband, to satisfy the growing demand for quality internet service.