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Gilat announces availability of its Capricorn PLUS VSAT

(18 June 2020 - Gilat) Gilat Satellite Networks has announced the availability of its flagship VSAT, Capricorn PLUS, which achieves half a gigabit of concurrent speeds.

The VSAT attains highest MF-TDMA channel rate of 100Mbps over a 30Msps channel enabling full satellite network resource utilization under any link conditions and service needs.

Gilat's high-speed VSAT, Capricorn PLUS, is future-ready, built with support for Multi Access Edge Computing (MEC) infrastructure – enabling next generation edge services, such as video caching and IoT gateways. In addition, Capricorn PLUS was designed to serve with maximum efficiency data intensive applications such as 5G backhauling, maritime and enterprise.

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(courtesy: Gilat Satellite Networks)

“Gilat is excited to release this outstanding VSAT, Capricorn PLUS, achieving speeds of 400/100Mbps while maintaining the integrity of high priority flows, such as cellular signaling, even in the most congested scenarios, to provide our customers with the required performance for the most demanding applications," said Alik Shimelmits, Chief Technology & Product Officer at Gilat. "Capricorn PLUS enables support of a wide variety of applications requiring a range of different speed terminals, all sharing the same inbound network infrastructure."

About Gilat

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications. With 30 years of experience, we design and manufacture cutting-edge ground segment equipment, and provide comprehensive solutions and end-to-end services, powered by our innovative technology. Delivering high value competitive solutions, our portfolio comprises of a cloud based VSAT network platform, high-speed modems, high performance on-the-move antennas and high efficiency, high power Solid State Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).

Gilat’s comprehensive solutions support multiple applications with a full portfolio of products to address key applications including broadband access, cellular backhaul, enterprise, in-flight connectivity, maritime, trains, defense and public safety, all while meeting the most stringent service level requirements. Gilat controlling shareholders are the FIMI Private Equity Funds.