Telstra chooses Gilat's backhaul solution for 4G mobile service expansion

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT) (TASE: GILT), a worldwide provider of satellite networking technology, solutions and services, has announced that Telstra, a global telecommunications and technology service provider, chose Gilat´s backhaul solution to expand its 4G mobile service throughout remote locations across Australia, the company said.

Gilat´s DVB-S2X Capricorn VSAT, member of the SkyEdge II-c platform, is a key part of Telstra´s 4GX-lite Mobile Satellite Small Cell offering. 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.

Gilat Satellite Networks designs and manufactures cutting-edge ground segment equipment, and provides comprehensive solutions and end-to-end services. For more information, visit: www.gilat.com