Mongolia's Incomnet Selects Gilat's SkyEdge Broadband Satellite Network for Nationwide Telephony and Data Connectivity.VSAT (Very Small Aperture satellite Terminal) A small earth station for satellite transmission that handles up to 56 Kbits/sec of digital transmission. VSATs that handle the T1 data rate (up to 1.544 Mbits/sec) are called "TSATs. platform will support data networking requirements of government agencies and bring reliable telephony to rural citizens
PETAH TIKVA, Israel -- Gilat Satellite Networks Gilat Satellite Networks is a publicly-traded Israeli company (NASDAQ: GILT. TASE) Gilat designs, develops and markets satellite and hybrid networking products, services and solutions to operators in 85 countries. Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT) today announced it will provide Incomnet with a Gilat SkyEdge broadband satellite communications network The transmission channels interconnecting all client and server stations as well as all supporting hardware and software. to serve end users throughout Mongolia. Incomnet is one of Mongolia's largest telecommunications service providers.
Incomnet will use the new VSAT network to provide toll-quality telephony to rural citizens, meeting its Universal Service Obligations. The network will also provide interactive data networking to selected Mongolian government agencies and businesses, particularly those in the financial-services sector. Incomnet is a long-standing Gilat customer, having deployed Gilat VSAT networks nationwide since 2001.
"After evaluating competing VSAT offerings, we determined that Gilat's SkyEdge network best met our technology requirements for Mongolia's demanding telephony and data applications," said Incomnet CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Dr. Sanjaa Ganbaatar. "We expect that our ongoing relationship with Gilat will help us build our customer base and continue to provide superior telecommunications services. In the future, we expect to deploy Gilat's SkyAbis satellite-based cellular backhaul solution to meet the needs of Mongolia's cellular operators."
Arie Rozichner, Gilat's regional vice president, Eurasia, said, "This new contract with Incomnet demonstrates their continued confidence in our advanced satellite communications technology Noun 1. communications technology - the activity of designing and constructing and maintaining communication systems
engineering, technology - the practical application of science to commerce or industry and their satisfaction with our dedicated customer support. We look forward to a long relationship with Incomnet and the opportunity to bring the most efficient, reliable communications systems to the citizens and government agencies of Mongolia."
Gilat's SkyEdge is a satellite communications system that delivers high-quality voice, broadband data and video services over a powerful unified system. SkyEdge represents Gilat's extensive knowledge base and field-proven product offering, acquired through two decades of experience. SkyEdge's flexible architecture and efficient space segment utilization make it an ideal platform for operators and service providers.
Incomnet was founded in 2001 to deploy broadband VSAT networks throughout Mongolia for public telephony and interactive data networking applications. The Company also provides IT consulting services and cooperates with local and international consulting organizations. For more information, please visit www.icn-mn.net.
About Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT) is a leading provider of products and services for satellite-based communications networks. The Company operates under three business units: (i) Gilat Network Systems Gilat Network Systems, a business unit of Gilat Satellite Networks of Israel, provides satellite networks and professional services, including turnkey solutions and outsourcing, to operators worldwide. Its main offering is the SkyEdge VSAT satellite communications system. ("GNS GNS GEOnet Names Server (NIMA)
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GNS Global Navigation System "), which is a provider of network systems and associated professional services (job) professional services - A department of a supplier providing consultancy and programming manpower for the supplier's products. to service providers and operators worldwide; (ii) Spacenet Inc., which provides managed services An umbrella term for third-party monitoring and maintaining of computers, networks and software. The actual equipment may be inhouse or at the third-party's facilities, but the "managed" implies an ongoing effort; for example, making sure the equipment is running at a certain quality in North America for businesses and governments through its Connexstar service brand and for consumers through its StarBand service brand; (iii) Spacenet Rural Communications Spacenet Rural Communications is a Gilat Satellite Networks business unit providing rural Internet and telephony services primarily in Latin America. , which offers rural telephony and Internet access solutions to remote areas primarily in Latin America.
Gilat was founded in 1987 and has shipped over 670,000 Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs) to more than 85 countries across six continents. Gilat's headquarters is located in Petah Tikva, Israel. The Company has 16 sales and service offices worldwide. Gilat markets the SkyEdge [TM] and SkyEdge II Product Family which includes the SkyEdge Pro, SkyEdge IP, SkyEdge Call, SkyEdge DVB-RCS DVB-RCS Digital Video Broadcasting - Return Channel Via Satellite and SkyEdge Gateway. In addition, the Company markets numerous other legacy products.
Certain statements made herein that are not historical are forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA) implemented several significant substantive changes affecting certain cases brought under the federal securities laws, including changes related to pleading, discovery, liability, class representation and awards fees and of 1995. The words "estimate", "project", "intend", "expect", "believe" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Gilat to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, among others, changes in general economic and business conditions, inability to maintain market acceptance to Gilat's products, inability to timely develop and introduce new technologies, products and applications, rapid changes in the market for Gilat's products, loss of market share and pressure on prices resulting from competition, introduction of competing products by other companies, inability to manage growth and expansion, loss of key OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and partners, inability to attract and retain qualified personnel, inability 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.