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TMCNet:  Gilat's Ku-band transceivers integrated into TECOM's on-board satellite antenna systems

[December 04, 2012]

Gilat's Ku-band transceivers integrated into TECOM's on-board satellite antenna systems

Dec 04, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT) said its wholly owned subsidiary Wavestream is shipping its AeroStream transceivers to TECOM Industries, Inc. for integration into TECOM's KuStream 1000 and KuStream 1500 broadband antenna systems for onboard use in commercial and military aircraft.

Wavestream is providing Commercial FAA Certified 25W and 40W Ku-band transceivers.

TECOM has selected Wavestream as core supplier for high performance transceivers used in TECOM's antenna system solutions for in-flight high speed broadband connectivity on commercial airlines and its military aerospace communications applications. Wavestream brings state-of-the-art modular and scalable power generation and system reliability core to TECOM's approach to next generation antenna and communication systems.

TECOM Industries, Inc., is part of Smiths Group plc., Smiths Interconnect division's Microwave Business Unit. TECOM is a leader in innovative design and manufacturing of high performance antennas and antenna systems for commercial and military aerospace, defense and wireless communication applications.

Smiths Interconnect www.smithsinterconnect.com is a leader in technically differentiated electronic and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical systems for the wireless telecommunications, aerospace, defense, space, medical, rail, test and industrial markets.

Gilat Satellite Networks is a provider of products and services for satellite-based broadband communications. Gilat develops and markets a wide range of high-performance satellite ground segment equipment and VSATs, with an increasing focus on the consumer and Ka-band market.

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