Gilat Satellite Networks, a provider of products and professional services for satellite-based broadband communications networks, has announced their long standing customer ASTEL, a Kazakh based telecommunication operator, will deploy the SkyEdge II broadband satellite communication network.
According to officials with Gilat, SkyEdge II is designed and optimized for broadband communications via satellite supporting data, VoIP and video applications. It is claimed to be an ideal choice for broadband IP networks with high-speed inbound requirements and offers a high performance and cost-effective way to deliver the communications services that enterprises, carriers, service providers and governments require. SkyEdge II adds new capabilities to Gilat's SkyEdge family of VSAT products.
ASTEL will get two SkyEdge II satellite hub stations and several hundred SkyEdge II Access VSATs, in addition to the recently announced Gilat NetEdge Gateways in this new deployment.
Gilat officials also said that NetEdge is a high-performance satellite communications solution, specifically designed to meet the requirements of multi-star private networks for corporations as well as for cellular backhaul applications.
ASTEL President Vladimir Breusov commented that Gilat's ability to continually introduce new solutions that meet their evolving needs is the foundation of their long-term business relationship.
Gilat's advanced SkyEdge II VSAT suite enables them to continue to provide the highest level of customer service while meeting the complex networking requirements of Kazakhstan's enterprises and government agencies. The flexibility of Gilat's solutions will enable them to quickly expand this new network to meet customer demand.
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Edited by Stefania Viscusi