Gilat awarded order of $7M+ from tier-1 mobile carrier in APAC for 4G cellular backhaul expansion
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today it received an order in excess of $7 million from a Tier-1 mobile network carrier in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region for 4G cellular backhaul network expansion.
Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c Capricorn VSATs will be used for cellular backhaul over satellite, further propelling the growth of the mobile carrier’s 4G/LTE network into rural zones lacking fiber access.
“By enabling rapid and cost-effective network expansion, Gilat is helping this innovative mobile carrier to serve a growing base of customers and establish an enviable position in the industry,” said Michal Aharonov, Chief Commercial Officer at Gilat. “This follow-on order represents an important vote of confidence and another testament to the quality and effectiveness of our cellular backhaul over satellite solution.”