Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 65 - Page 44

COUNTRY FOCUS : DRC
High angle view of Kinshasa during the day network operators to deploy services in areas where traditional terrestrial backhaul services are unavailable .
“ We are proud to have been selected by Intelsat to participate in this project to enhance and upgrade rural communication services ,” said Amir Yafe , VP of Mobility and Global Accounts , Gilat . “ Through this important strategic DRC deal with Intelsat , we are bringing un-matched value to our partners , as well as enhancing the lives of people around the world as we assist in closing the digital divide . When viewed
alongside implementations in other regions , it ’ s easy to appreciate the growing strength of Gilat ’ s technology and leading satellite backhaul solution , ideally suited to the specific needs of all mobile networks , including future deployments for 5G .”
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd is a global provider of satellite-based broadband communications . With 30 years of experience , Gilat designs and manufactures cutting-edge ground segment equipment , and provide comprehensive solutions and end-to-end services , powered by its innovative technology . Delivering high value competitive solutions , the vendor ’ s portfolio comprises of a cloud-based VSAT network platform , high-speed modems , high performance on-the-move antennas and high efficiency , high-power solid-state amplifiers ( SSPA ) and Block Upconverters ( BUC ).
The company ’ s comprehensive solutions support multiple applications with a full portfolio of products to address key applications including broadband access , cellular backhaul , enterprise , in-flight connectivity , maritime , trains , defence and public safety , all while meeting the most stringent service level requirements . p
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