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Gilat receives over $5M for cellular backhaul expansion from tier-1 mobile network carrier in Japan

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that it 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.”

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