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Sky Net Selects Gilat’s Network for Cellular Backhaul in Myanmar

June 2, 2016

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced today that Sky Net, a leading Myanmar TV station and systems integrator, selected Gilat’s network for cellular backhaul in Myanmar. 

Sky Net and Gilat won the bid of a prominent Mobile Network Operator (MNO) for a turnkey solution for satellite-based cellular backhaul. The MNO is one of four licensed operators in Myanmar, collectively tasked with reaching 90% of the country by 2020. 

Gilat is involved in several satcom projects in Myanmar as well as with a foreign subsidiary of the MNO. 

“We found an excellent local partner in Sky Net to deliver value to the Myanmar market,” said Abhay Kumar, Gilat’s Regional Vice President – Asia. "Together, we offer the best technology, the fastest rollout schedule and the most flexible agreement.”