Level 1 mobile network operator in Japan expands its 4G cellular network with Gilat’s satellite backhaul

Gilat receives order for additional VSATs to enable growth of operator’s 4G / LTE network

PETAH TIKVA, Israel, January 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a global leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, today announced that it has received an order for additional VSATs from its customer-level mobile network operator. 1 in Japan.

Using Gilat’s unique SkyEdge II-c cell link system, the mobile network operator will extend its cellular link via satellite. This will allow them to continue growing their 4G / LTE network in rural areas that lack access to fiber.

“This additional order is a vote of confidence and a testament to the quality and effectiveness of our satellite cell-link solution,” said Michal Aharonov, Commercial Director of Gilat. “As a flexible and modular platform, SkyEdge II-c can easily support the advanced features present in the operator’s open architecture. With technology that enables rapid deployment for network expansion, Gilat is helping to build momentum that massively benefits the local population, while also setting an enviable example of implementation that can be used by similar MNOs across the board. other countries.

About Gilat
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is one of the world’s leading providers of high-speed satellite communications. With 30 years of experience, we design and manufacture state-of-the-art equipment for the ground segment, and provide complete solutions and end-to-end services, powered by our innovative technology. Providing high-value competitive solutions, our portfolio includes a cloud-based VSAT network platform, high-speed modems, high-performance mobile antennas and solid-state amplifiers (SSPA) and block-up converters ( BUC) high power and high efficiency.

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

Certain statements made here that are not historical are forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The words “estimate”, “plan”, “intend”, “expect”, “believe” and Similar phrases are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause Gilat’s actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from future results, performance or achievements that could be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, among others, the risks associated with the epidemic and the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19); changes in general economic and business conditions, inability to maintain market acceptance for Gilat’s products, inability to develop and timely introduce new technologies, products and applications, rapid changes in the market for Gilat’s products, loss of market share and price pressure resulting from competition, introduction of competing products by other companies, inability to manage growth and expansion, loss of key OEM partners, inability to attract and retain qualified personnel , failure to protect the company’s proprietary technology and risks associated with Gilat’s international operations and its location in Israel. For additional information regarding these and other risks and uncertainties associated with Gilat’s business, reference is made to Gilat’s reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We assume no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements for any reason.

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