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Gilat provides cellular backhaul expansion fom Tier-1 Mobile Network Carrier in Japan

(22 April 2021 - Gilat Satellite Networks) Gilat Satellite Networks has received over $5M for cellular backhaul over satellite expansion from Tier-1 Mobile Network Carrier in Japan.

The Mobile Carrier will utilize Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c platform to quickly expand coverage to rural zones that are lacking fiber access, as well as to provide emergency response in the case of earthquakes or other natural disasters. An aggressive deployment schedule was put in place to fulfil the carrier’s requirements.

“The leading Mobile Carrier, required Gilat’s proven cellular backhaul solution to meet its aggressive deployment schedule and to meet interoperability standards,” said Abhay Kumar, Regional Vice President, APJ at Gilat. “This win adds on to other Japanese and worldwide Tier-1 operators who are benefitting from Gilat’s leading cellular backhaul technology, with a joint vision of delivering connectivity to people in the most remote regions, as well as to providing the essential emergency response readiness in a disaster-prone country such as Japan.”

About Gilat

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications. With 30 years of experience, we design and manufacture cutting-edge ground segment equipment, and provide comprehensive solutions and end-to-end services, powered by our innovative technology. Delivering high value competitive solutions, our portfolio comprises of a cloud based VSAT network platform, high-speed modems, high performance on-the-move antennas and high efficiency, high power Solid State Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).

Gilat’s comprehensive solutions support multiple applications with a full portfolio of products to address key applications including broadband access, cellular backhaul, enterprise, in-flight connectivity, maritime, trains, defense and public safety, all while meeting the most stringent service level requirements. Gilat controlling shareholders are the FIMI Private Equity Funds.