Gilat Satellite Networks Receives Contract for Satellite Network Modernization in Ethiopia

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a global leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, has announced that it has secured a contract for satellite network modernization at Ethio Telecom of Ethiopia. The project aims to enhance satellite-based 4G cellular backhaul capabilities and enterprise communications in remote areas of the country.

Ethio Telecom’s Chief Network Infrastructure Officer, Mr. Tesfaye Tadesse Woldesemayat, stated that Gilat’s technology was chosen after careful evaluation. With their extensive experience in satellite-based cellular backhaul, Gilat’s solutions were deemed ideal for providing reliable and efficient mobile connectivity and enterprise communications to the people of Ethiopia.

Yossi Gal, Vice President of Regional Sales at Gilat, expressed pride in partnering with Ethio Telecom, one of Africa’s leading telecom companies known for its innovation. Gal emphasized the value of their long-standing collaboration and the use of the latest satellite communications technology to ensure widespread connectivity across the nation.

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. is a prominent provider of satellite-based broadband communications globally. With over 35 years of experience, they offer comprehensive end-to-end solutions and services for satellite, ground, and new space connectivity. Their portfolio includes cloud-based platforms, high-performance satellite terminals, antennas for satellite on-the-move, and efficient power amplifiers.

Gilat’s solutions support various applications, such as broadband access, mobility, cellular backhaul, military, government, and enterprise services, all while meeting rigorous service level requirements.

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