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July 25th, 2018

It's a G'day for Australia's Outback as Telstra Selects Gilat's Backhaul to Expand 4G Mobile Service

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) was selected by Telstra to use Gilat’s backhaul solution to expand its 4G mobile service throughout remote locations across Australia. Gilat’s DVB-S2X Capricorn VSAT, is part of the SkyEdge II-c platform, and is a primary factor of Telstra’s 4GX-lite Mobile Satellite Small Cell offering.

Gilat’s satellite backhaul solution enables fast and smooth integration into Telstra’s network. Telstra’s service will bring coverage to new areas for the benefit of customers such as rural farmers, mining companies and local councils.  

Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c platform delivers high spectral efficiency and optimized space segment via advanced transmission and Gilat’s innovative LDPC fast adaptive return access scheme. Gilat’s solution supports integration at both layer-2 and layer-3 with a full end-to-end encryption.  

Oded Sheshinski, RVP Asia-Pacific at Gilat said that they are excited about the opportunity to be working with one of the world’s leading telecommunications service providers, and are pleased to deliver 4G cellular backhauling at true LTE speeds,” said . “Telstra’s selection further validates Gilat’s vision that LTE cellular backhauling over satellite provides affordable, high quality broadband connectivity, and solidifies Gilat’s technical and services leadership in this growing market.”