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Telstra Selects Gilat’s Satellite-based Cellular Backhaul Solution for 4G Mobile Service Expansion to Remote Locations Across Australia

July 24, 2018

 

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced that Telstra, a leading global telecommunications and technology service provider, chose Gilat’s backhaul solution to expand its 4G mobile service throughout remote locations across Australia. Gilat’s satellite backhaul solution enables fast and smooth integration into Telstra’s network.

 

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.  

 

“We are excited about the opportunity to be working with one of the world’s leading telecommunications service providers, and are pleased to deliver 4G cellular backhauling at true LTE speeds,” said Oded Sheshinski, RVP Asia-Pacific at Gilat. “Telstra’s selection further validates Gilat’s vision that LTE cellular backhauling over satellite provides affordable, high quality broadband connectivity, and solidifies Gilat’s technical and services leadership in this growing market.”

 



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