Globe Telecom awarded Gilat Satellite Networks a multi-million dollar managed service contract for cellular backhaul over satellite, as part of a significant project expansion between the two companies. The exact dollar value of the contract was not disclosed.
Globe is the largest Mobile Network Operator (MNO) in the Philippines, and the company chose Gilat’s solution to expand its nationwide coverage as the demand for connectivity grows. Gilat’s solution provides Globe with the flexibility to quickly relocate Very Small Aperature Terminals (VSATs) between sites
“We are honored to be of value to Globe and to continue to gain their trust. We strive to enable Globe to leverage Gilat’s expertise in delivering connectivity to the most challenging locations and stand committed to delivering the levels of service Globe requires, as we continue to evolve our solution and services to lead the industry with cellular backhaul over satellite,” said Abhay Kumar, regional vice president – APJ for Gilat. “We are very thankful to Globe for expanding their partnership with Gilat to address their strategic requirement of delivering significant cellular backhaul coverage in the Philippines.”
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