Gilat’s global mobility platform selected by SES in multi-million dollar order
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that it has been awarded a multi-million-dollar order by SES for its global mobility platform. This agreement solidifies Gilat’s maritime leadership with initial services to top cruise lines and maritime service providers who will be able to access satellite-enabled services delivered by SES’s O3b mPOWER and geostationary fleet through Gilat’s multi-orbit platform.
Gilat’s next-generation platform is optimized to provide the required multi-orbit, multi-band service to address the high throughput needs of ships, planes and land mobility terminals anywhere on earth. This network expansion will position Gilat’s VSAT platform at over a dozen gateways to form a resilient multi-orbit and secure global network and enable superb passenger Wi-Fi experience. Gilat’s Aquarius Pro VSATs will provide multi-gigabyte services with maximum efficiency, utilizing O3B mPOWER constellation and other SES GEO satellite assets including SES-17.
“We are proud to support our close partner, SES, with Gilat’s next generation ground-segment, to meet the needs of its leading global mobility network,” said Ron Levin SVP Mobility and Strategic Accounts at Gilat. “With this award Gilat has unquestionability solidified its presence in the maritime market and expects to work hand-in-hand with SES to deliver to the most stringent service demands.”