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Tier-1 Telco in Latin America awards Gilat contract to provide broadband connectivity in support of bridging the digital divide

(26 April 2021 - Gilat) Gilat Satellite Networks announced today that a Tier-1 Telco in Latin America has awarded Gilat over $3M to provide broadband connectivity over satellite to support bridging the digital divide.

The project includes thousands of VSATs to be deployed in remote schools to further children’s education in Latin America and is expected to expand further.

Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c network was chosen due to its vast experience and expertise in delivering high quality broadband connectivity and in deploying tens of thousands of VSATs for Universal Service Obligation (USO) projects throughout Latin America and in the world at large.

“This award signifies another step in Gilat’s achievements in Latin America,” said Michal Aharonov, Senior Vice President Global Broadband Networks at Gilat. “We are excited with the opportunity to support our partners with our leading technology and to share a common vision of bridging the digital divide, by delivering broadband connectivity worldwide to those who need it most.”

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.