NBN Co and Speedcast select Gilat for business and enterprise satellite service in Australia. The deal is valued at tens of millions of dollars.
Petah Tikva, Israel, February 5, 2018 — Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announces that NBN Co and Speedcast have selected Gilat’s satellite platform for its Business and Enterprise Satellite Service (BESS) for businesses in Australia. The BESS network solution will utilize the nbn™ Sky Muster™ Ka-band multi-beam satellites.
Gilat technology is a major element in Speedcast’s managed service offering to NBN Co. Gilat is responsible for the supply, configuration and specialist operational support of the satellite network platform and is responsible for meeting Speedcast’s strict service levels for this project. The expected revenue for this project is tens of millions of dollars over a period of several years.
Gilat’s satellite solution will support the vision of extending business grade services to regional Australia. NBN Co’s BESS project will assist Australia’s regional and rural businesses growth through broadband connectivity to e-commerce and the global economy. This project will meet the demand for broadband bandwidth services for businesses and government customers, throughout regional and rural Australia.
“We have chosen to partner with Gilat due its strong track record in providing satellite technology in Australia and to NBN Co in particular,” said Erwan Emilian EVP, Enterprise & Emerging Markets, Speedcast. “Gilat’s satellite platform is the most suitable for NBN Co’s objective to provide an Enterprise grade service throughout the country.”