Gilat Satellite Networks announced its contract with by Telefonica Global Solutions (TGS) to equip the strategic teleport in Arica, Chile.
The Arica teleport is located under gateway beams of multiple satellites with coverage over several countries in the region.
Gilat said its platform is designed to support social inclusion with rural Internet for schools and to provide significant potential for business opportunities for broadband access and cellular backhaul throughout Latin America.
Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c multi-service platform provides a significant advantage in Latin America, due to the local team presence and expertise, thus accelerating time to market and reducing risk. Gilat was able to answer TGS’ requirements for urgent shipment and on-time delivery, overcoming difficulties imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.