Tier-1 Mobile Operator in Asia Expands 4G Network with Gilat's Cellular Backhaul Solution

Gilat's field-proven carrier-grade VSATs to provide satellite backhaul to hundreds of sites of the nationwide 4G network

PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Oct. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that a Tier-1 mobile operator in Asia expanded its 4G network with Gilat's cellular backhaul solution. Gilat's field-proven carrier-grade VSATs to provide satellite backhaul to hundreds of sites of the nationwide 4G network.

The 4G network was extended to provide coverage to additional sites in small cities and rural areas. Gilat's SkyEdge II-c resilient platform with the high-performance Capricorn VSATs provide the backhaul over satellite to enable high speed data and high-quality voice over LTE (VoLTE).

"Gilat's leading 4G satellite backhaul solution continues to enhance lives of people around the world," said Michal Aharonov, Chief Commercial Officer at Gilat. "We are pleased to continue to invest and offer outstanding technological innovation in the 4G domain, as MNOs throughout Asia invest strongly in 4G networks to gain new customers and increase their profitability and loyalty.”

About Gilat
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications. With 30 years of experience, we design and manufacture cutting-edge ground segment equipment, and provide comprehensive solutions and end-to-end services, powered by our innovative technology. Delivering high value competitive solutions, our portfolio comprises of a cloud based VSAT network platform, high-speed modems, high performance on-the-move antennas and high efficiency, high power Solid State Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).

Gilat’s comprehensive solutions support multiple applications with a full portfolio of products to address key applications including broadband access, cellular backhaul, enterprise, in-flight connectivity, maritime, trains, defense and public safety, all while meeting the most stringent service level requirements. Gilat controlling shareholders are the FIMI Private Equity Funds. For more information, please visit: www.gilat.com

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Gilat Satellite Networks
Doreet Oren, Senior Director Corporate Communications

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Ehud Helft, Managing Partner