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Comlabs selects Gilat for US Government critical communications requirements

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that the company’s products and technology were selected by Comlabs Government Systems, a US-based systems integrator, as a service upgrade to their existing satellite network of several hundred government and nuclear sites throughout the United States.

Two Gilat SkyEdge II-c hubs and hundreds of fixed and mobile VSATs will be deployed to upgrade the satellite connectivity requirements of Comlab’s customer base of US government and nuclear facility customers. Comlabs’ proprietary technology offers “Hyper Critical Availability” connectivity to emergency managers, supporting reliable dissemination of alert and warning information to the public.

“Comlabs networks and proprietary systems enable critical communications connectivity for hundreds of government agencies who rely on our technology to transmit alerts to the public. That connectivity simply must be available when needed. Therefore, it’s important that we only work with the best and most reliable technology on the market,” said Roland Lussier, President at Comlabs. “We selected Gilat for their efficient satellite solution and expertise, as well as their vast market knowledge, and their reputation for excellence. Our research determined that the Gilat SkyEdge II-c platform is best in class. We look forward to our partnership with Gilat as we continue to serve our customer’s needs.”

“This project represents another significant step for Gilat into the US government market. We are very pleased with Comlabs’ choice and excited about our partnership,” said Slava Frayter, Regional Vice President North America at Gilat. “Gilat’s baseband solutions have proven to be reliable and ideally suited for mission-critical government applications. We look forward to supporting vital infrastructure throughout the United States.”

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