Gilat Satellite Networks and China Satellite Communications will work in partnership to enable and deploy Gilat’s DVB-S2X technologies throughout China while supporting all business verticals. The companies had already established a strategic partnership to jointly provide satellite communication services covering: aero, land, and maritime fixed and mobility applications.
China Satcom is a licensed telecommunications service provider in China which also owns and operates the most extensive Ka-band spot beam satellite system in China, the only Ka-band system currently available for In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) service in the country.
“The agreement with China Satcom is a significant step towards realizing the latest efficient and high-performance satellite communication technology across China, well positioning China Satcom to deliver excellent customer experience to the end user,” said Yuan Si, China Country Manager for Gilat. “This project is one more milestone in our years-long partnership with China Satcom, and our commitment to provide the innovation needed to best position China Satcom to provide Aero, Land and Maritime connectivity in the region, as well as to create the foundation for future satellite expansion with China Satcom’s next HTS and VHTS satellites.”