Gilat Satellite Networks announced that Telefonica Global Solutions (TGS) selected Gilat to extend 4G cellular backhaul over satellite for mobile operators serving rural areas in the northern part of Latin America.
Gilat, as part of multi-year agreement with TGS, will provide its SkyEdge II-c platform to increase support of the large regional projects.
Gilat Satellite Networks is already providing its 4G cellular backhaul over satellite solution to enable connectivity for millions of people throughout the most remote areas in the region.
Telefonica Global Solutions offers satellite solutions for different applications and industries, with the highest quality guarantees, to bring communications to challenging environments or address the needs of specific and/or temporary situations.
“It is important for us to provide excellent service expanding our partnerships and using the best and diversified available technology,” said Gustavo Arditti, Global Director of the Satellite Business Unit at Telefónica Global Solutions. “Gilat met those needs with good spectral efficiency and comprehensive regional support.”