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Mexico: Hispasat selects Gilat for satellite broadband

February 20, 2018

Gilat Satellite Networks,, a specialist leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announces that Hispasat selected Gilat’s platform for a multi-million dollar project to provide broadband commercial services in Mexico using Hispasat’s Ka HTS capacity of the Amazonas-5 Satellite.

Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c was selected to commercialise the full capacity of Hispasat’s Amazonas-5 Ka beams over Mexico, enabling Hispasat and its customers to offer a variety of services such as broadband Internet services, WiFi connectivity in semi-urban and rural locations, and mobility applications to government and private sector clients.

“Gilat and Hispasat are cooperating in multiple projects around the globe, and we are now pleased to deploy Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c platform to maximize the benefits of our recently launched multi-beam Ka satellite, Amazonas-5,” said Ignacio Sanchis, Chief Commercial Officer at Hispasat. “Gilat’s multi-service cost effective platform is ideal for business development for Hispasat and its’ clients in Mexico, enabling quick service expansion to a variety of vertical markets.”

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