Intelsat chosen by Gilat for 4G network expansion

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I), operator of the world´s first Globalized Network and provider of integrated satellite solutions, was selected by Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide provider of satellite networking technology, to support Gilat´s solutions to mobile network operators (MNOs) in the United States as they accelerate their expansion of 4G wireless services to underserved areas across North America, the company said.

Gilat will leverage Ku-band satellite services from two Intelsat satellites to enable MNOs to execute on their expansion plans and quickly increase network coverage to serve remote areas of the North American market.

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) operates the world´s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat´s Globalized Network combines the world´s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. For more information, visit