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July 20th, 2016

Brazil's Ruralweb Enlists Gilat’s Cloud Solutions And NOCs The Internet Into Most Hard-To-Reach Areas On Earth

Gilat Satellite Networks is bringing their expertise to Brazil where they will provide fixed satellite Internet and IP services throughout the country for Ruralweb Telecomunicações LTDA (Ruralweb) which provids fixed satellite Internet and IP services throughout the country. 

Together Ruralweb VSAT network, which provides broadband Internet service to rural remote sites across Brazil will be joined in their efforts with Gilt's cloud-based Network Operation Center (NOC). The NOC services from Gilat for Ruralweb include: 

  • helpdesk
  • 24x7 network surveillance
  • exchange-to-exchange responsibility
  • all operations support systems


Marcus Kruel, Ruralweb’s CEO stated, “We chose Gilat for three reasons: expert support, service level assurance and an attractive pricing scheme. These criteria, combined with Gilat’s excellent track record in Brazil, enabled us to enter the rural broadband market relatively quickly and easily.”

Russell Ribeiro, Gilat LATAM's Regional Vice President added, “By assuring network availability and performance, not only do we provide Ruralweb with complete peace of mind. We also take pride in helping to deliver Internet service to some of the most hard-to-reach areas on the planet.”