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Gilat Awarded Contract for Satellite Network Modernization at Ethio Telecom

Gilat Awarded Contract for Satellite Network Modernization at Ethio Telecom

SkyEdge II-c and hundreds of Gilat’s VSATs to enable enhanced satellite-based 4G cellular backhaul capabilities and enterprise communications

Petah Tikva, Israel, September 13, 2023 — Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that the company received a contract for satellite network modernization at Ethio Telecom of Ethiopia.

Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c with hundreds of Capricorn and Gemini VSATs will be used to enable enhanced satellite-based 4G cellular backhaul capabilities and enterprise communications for remote regions of the country.

“As part of our modernization process, we carefully evaluated our options,” said Mr. Tesfaye Tadesse Woldesemayat, Chief Network Infrastructure Officer at Ethio Telecom. “Gilat’s technology, with its long history of proven satellite-based cellular backhaul experience, proved to be the right choice to enable reliable and efficient mobile connectivity and enterprise communications to enable a bright future for the people of Ethiopia.”

“We’re proud to be working with Ethio Telecom, one of Africa’s most innovative pioneering telecom companies,” said Yossi Gal, Vice President of Regional Sales at Gilat. “We value our long partnership with Ethio Telecom and are happy to be working with them, with the latest in satellite communications technology, to enable the highest levels of connectivity all across the nation.”

About Gilat

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications.

With over 35 years of experience, we create and deliver deep technology solutions for satellite, ground and new space connectivity and provide comprehensive end-to-end solutions and services, powered by our innovative technology. We believe in the right of all people to be connected and are united in our resolution to provide communication solutions to all reaches of the world.

Delivering high value solutions, our portfolio is comprised of a cloud-based platform and high performance satellite terminals designed to work in harmony with satellite constellations, including Very High Throughput Satellites (VHTS) and Software-Defined Satellites (SDS) in multiple orbits; high performance Satellite On-the-Move (SOTM) antennas; and highly efficient, high-power Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).

Gilat’s comprehensive solutions support multiple applications with a full portfolio of products to address key applications including broadband access, mobility, cellular backhaul, military, government, and enterprise, all while meeting the most stringent service level requirements. For more information, please visit:

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