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October 29th, 2019

Provide Advanced SATCOM Services ... Gilat and China Satellite Communications Reinforce Their Partnership

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) and China Satellite Communications Co., Ltd. (China Satcom) have strengthened their already established strategic partnership to jointly provide advanced SATCOM services covering: Aero, Land and Maritime fixed and mobility applications.

Gilat and China Satcom will work in partnership to enable and deploy Gilat’s DVB-S2X technologies throughout China while supporting all business verticals.

China Satcom is a licensed telecommunications service provider in China which also owns and operates the most capable and extensive Ka-band spot beam satellite system in China, the only Ka-band system currently available for IFC service in the country.

Yuan Si, China Country Manager for Gilat, said the agreement with China Satcom is a significant step toward realizing the latest efficient and high-performance satellite communication technology across China, well positioning China Satcom to deliver excellent customer experience to the end user. This project is one more milestone in the company's years-long partnership with China Satcom and continues Gilat's commitment to provide the innovation needed to best position China Satcom to provide Aero, Land and Maritime connectivity in the region, as well as to create the foundation for future satellite expansion with China Satcom’s next HTS and VHTS satellites.