Comlabs Selects Gilat for US Government Critical Communications Requirements

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.

Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c hubs will be used to support critical alert and warning capabilities of hundreds of federal, state, and local government agencies

PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that the company’s products and technology were selected by Comlabs Government Systems, a US-based systems integrator, as a service upgrade to their existing satellite network of several hundred government and nuclear sites throughout the United States.

Two Gilat SkyEdge II-c hubs and hundreds of fixed and mobile VSATs will be deployed to upgrade the satellite connectivity requirements of Comlab’s customer base of US government and nuclear facility customers. Comlabs’ proprietary technology offers “Hyper Critical Availability” connectivity to emergency managers, supporting reliable dissemination of alert and warning information to the public.

“Comlabs networks and proprietary systems enable critical communications connectivity for hundreds of government agencies who rely on our technology to transmit alerts to the public. That connectivity simply must be available when needed. Therefore, it’s important that we only work with the best and most reliable technology on the market,” said Roland Lussier, President at Comlabs. “We selected Gilat for their efficient satellite solution and expertise, as well as their vast market knowledge, and their reputation for excellence. Our research determined that the Gilat SkyEdge II-c platform is best in class. We look forward to our partnership with Gilat as we continue to serve our customer’s needs.”

“This project represents another significant step for Gilat into the US government market. We are very pleased with Comlabs’ choice and excited about our partnership,” said Slava Frayter, Regional Vice President North America at Gilat. “Gilat’s baseband solutions have proven to be reliable and ideally suited for mission-critical government applications. We look forward to supporting vital infrastructure throughout the United States.”

About Comlabs

Comlabs Government Systems is a trusted provider of design and engineering services, managed network solutions, and equipment for public and private sector communications, alert and warning, and emergency response. The company’s strong commitment to product development, quality workmanship, and technical support has solidified its status as a respected market leader for the past 35 years. More information about Comlabs is available at www.comlabs.com.

About Gilat

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

With over 30 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: www.gilat.com

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Contact:
Gilat Satellite Networks
Doreet Oren, Senior Director Corporate Communications
DoreetO@gilat.com

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