- Satellite Evolution
Tier-1 mobile operator in Asia expands 4G network with Gilat's cellular backhaul solution
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that a Tier-1 mobile operator in Asia expanded its 4G network with Gilat’s cellular backhaul solution. Gilat’s field-proven carrier-grade VSATs to provide satellite backhaul to hundreds of sites of the nationwide 4G network.
The 4G network was extended to provide coverage to additional sites in small cities and rural areas. Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c resilient platform with the high-performance Capricorn VSATs provide the backhaul over satellite to enable high speed data and high-quality voice over LTE (VoLTE).
“Gilat’s leading 4G satellite backhaul solution continues to enhance lives of people around the world,” said Michal Aharonov, Chief Commercial Officer at Gilat. “We are pleased to continue to invest and offer outstanding technological innovation in the 4G domain, as MNOs throughout Asia invest strongly in 4G networks to gain new customers and increase their profitability and loyalty.”