[SatNews] Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) announces that GeoTelecommunications, LLC (GT Telecom),
a leading satellite services provider in Russia, has selected Gilat's SkyEdge II-c platform for the delivery of high-speed Internet access to business and households throughout the region.
Gilat's SkyEdge II-c platform, which will replace an existing VSAT network, was selected after a long and thorough evaluation process. GT Telecom's due diligence process included the evaluation of all major VSAT competitors as well as extensive testing of Gilat's equipment.
"Quality matters. The Russian market has its own set of requirements and specifications that must be met," said Nikolay Lukyantsev, CEO of GT Telecom. "Beyond its industry-leading technology, Gilat proved itself to be a very mission-oriented partner that was also flexible and responsive to our needs."
"Gilat's global experience and local presence in Russia have forged special relationships in the region," said Gregory Litinsky, Gilat Regional Vice President for Eurasia. "We believe our best-of-breed platform will prove to be of great value to GT Telecom as it grows its business."