Tue. Sep 26th, 2023
Gilat Satellite Networks Receives Contract for Satellite Network Modernization in Ethiopia

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. has announced that it has been awarded a contract for satellite network modernization by Ethio Telecom of Ethiopia. The company will provide its SkyEdge II-c technology, along with Capricorn and Gemini VSATs, to enhance satellite-based 4G cellular backhaul capabilities and enterprise communications in remote areas of the country.

Ethio Telecom’s Chief Network Infrastructure Officer, Mr. Tesfaye Tadesse Woldesemayat, stated that Gilat’s technology was carefully evaluated and chosen due to its proven experience in satellite-based cellular backhaul. It is expected to provide reliable and efficient mobile connectivity, thus paving the way for a brighter future for the people of Ethiopia.

Gilat is proud to collaborate with Ethio Telecom, which is known for being one of Africa’s pioneers in the telecom industry. The partnership allows Gilat to leverage its latest satellite communications technology to deliver high levels of connectivity across the nation.

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications. With over 35 years of experience, the company offers comprehensive end-to-end solutions and services powered by its innovative technology. Its portfolio includes a cloud-based platform, high-performance satellite terminals, Satellite On-the-Move antennas, and efficient Solid State Power Amplifiers and Block Upconverters. These solutions are designed to address various applications, including broadband access, mobility, cellular backhaul, military, government, and enterprise.

Gilat remains committed to providing communication solutions to regions around the world, believing in the right of all people to be connected. The company continues to develop and deliver advanced technologies to meet the evolving needs of the market.

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