Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.'s (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) Taurus IFC modem has been selected by Honeywell for its JetWave™ satellite communication system. Gilat’s aero-modem will enable Honeywell to offer its JetWave solution within territories as well as to roam in-and-out of territories where Gilat’s ground network is deployed. The system will first be deployed in China over China’s HTS Ka- network for both domestic and flights going in-and-out of China, and will expand later to additional regions around the globe.
Gilat’s high-performance Taurus aero modem, has a record of providing positive passenger user experience. Gilat’s IFC solution operates the largest global IFC network with over 1,000 commercial aircraft installed with Gilat’s solution.
Ron Levin VP, Mobility and Global Accounts announced that Gilat is pleased to partner with Honeywell to offer JetWave in new territories and regions of the world, and are looking forward to further expansion and cooperation of this strategic relationship. This achievement is another step in materializing Gilat’s vision of enabling broadband anywhere, as well as a testament of Gilat’s recognized global HTS and IFC leadership.