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Altice Portugal Selects Gilat to Support Backhauling to Critical Communications

 March 8, 2018

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announces that Altice Portugal selected Gilat’s multi-application SkyEdge II-c platform to provide satellite backhauling for critical communications.

Gilat’s VSATs will be deployed to back up Altice Portugal critical communications infrastructure covering most of the country.

“We are pleased with the selection of Gilat’s technology that was chosen after conclusion of a successful field trial,” said Frederico Vaz, Technology Director at Altice Portugal, “Gilat’s technology demonstrated high quality and redundancy as well as low jitter and latency.”

“We are proud to provide the satellite backhaul to meet Altice Portugal needs,” said Yair Maor, General Manager Europe at Gilat. “The deployment at Altice Portugal will demonstrate yet again that Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c is a truly multi-application high performance and cost effective platform, which has been deployed worldwide for a variety of demanding communication needs that are all served from a single platform.”