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Gilat shipped initial aero modems out of a multi-million-dollar potential in China

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announces that Gilat has shipped initial aero modems, out of a multi-million-dollar potential in China. A leading Chinese system integrator, to install Gilat’s aero modem, for the Ka-band In-flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) system, on the entire fleet of the first airline in China and on additional domestic airlines.

IFEC on-board the first aircraft is already operational, providing commercial service with remarkable performance, enabled by Gilat’s aero modem, Taurus. The Chinese airline is the first fleet out of a potential of 3,500 commercial aircraft operating in China.

“Gilat is most appreciative of the close partnership with the Chinese integrator, and the joint effort of ramping up the airline’s fleet of aircraft with Gilat’s proven aero modem, Taurus,” said Yuan Si, China Country Manager for Gilat. “We are pleased to see the in-flight connectivity business moving forward in China and look forward to equipping additional airlines with Gilat’s high-performance aero modem, enabling passengers an excellent IFEC user experience.”

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