Satellite Technology Feature Article
Gilat's SkyEdge II Platform Used by Servicio Satelital
By Carolyn J Dawson, TMCnet Contributor
Gilat Satellite Networks (News - Alert) Ltd. will be implementing its SkyEdge II Hub and broadband satellite platform at Servicio Satelital S.A, based in Argentina, for upgrading the organization’s current network. The SkyEdge II platform will also offer supplementary support to several current and prospective sites with broadband Internet and data connectivity.
Servicio Satelital has already implemented a Gilat SkyEdge II network in Argentina for supporting a minimum of 3,500 sites across the country.
"Over the years, Gilat has proven to be an excellent technology partner and its SkyEdge platform has been ideally suited to support our service offering as the demand for satellite-based services continues to grow in the market,” said Eduardo Lema, operations manager, Servicio Satelital. “Deploying Gilat's advanced SkyEdge II platform will allow us to increase our business and offer our customers a comprehensive array of broadband connectivity services, particularly those suited for corporate needs."
The enhanced network will advantageously utilize the superior performance and highly developed satellite-bandwidth utilization capabilities of SkyEdge II platform for offering enhanced efficiencies and service delivery to Servicio Satelital.
As a result, customers of Servicio Satelital across the country will see improved services. Regional telecommunication operators and ISPs requiring satellite connectivity will be offered communication services by the IP-based network.
"Servicio Satelital is Argentina's largest provider of satellite-based broadband services and we are excited about the opportunity to partner with them again as they improve and expand their service offering,” said Russell Ribeiro, regional vice president, Latin America, Gilat. “Supported by the SkyEdge II platform's highly efficient use of satellite links and multi-service capabilities, the company is now able to offer customers an even broader suite of reliable, high performance satellite-based services."
High-quality voice, broadband data and video services for diverse environments like enterprises, rural networks, cellular backhaul and government network applications, are offered by the multi-service platform, SkyEdge II. Higher performance is ensured by SkyEdge II as it provides increased efficiencies and complete adaptivity for both inbound and outbound channels.
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Edited by Braden Becker