0
Wireless

Gilat secures USD 11 mln Telebras broadband contract

Wednesday 26 July 2017 | 14:22 CET | News
Gilat Satellite Networks has been awarded a USD 11.4 million contract to provide Brazilian state-owned telecommunications services provider Telebras with satellite equipment for gateways of the country's recently-launched Geostationary Satellite Defence and Communications Satellite (SGDC). The SGDC will cover all of Brazil's territory and will enable Telebras to fulfill the Brazilian Governmental National Broadband Plan to provide fast and affordable broadband communication to commercial and government entities, said Gilat.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Gilat Satellite Networks / Telebras
Countries: Brazil
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Gilat awarded LatAm sat-based LTE backhaul contract

Published 31 Oct 2017 13:50 CET | Latin America
Gilat Satellite Networks has been awarded by a contract to deliver and operate satellite-based LTE backhaul services to an ...

Gilat Telecom expands satellite capacity via SES to 2nd location in DRC

Published 08 Sep 2017 11:32 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
Gilat Telecom has expanded the satellite capacity under contract with SES Networks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ...

Gilat Telecom offers managed services for the cloud in Africa

Published 15 Aug 2017 11:19 CET | Africa
Gilat Telecom has introduced a new managed services to enable businesses in Africa to benefit from cloud-based services. In ...

Telebras invites bids for Ka-band satellite capacity

Published 17 Jul 2017 13:06 CET | Brazil
Brazilian state-owned telecommunications infrastructure provider Telebras has invited bids for Ka-band capacity on the ...

SES, SaT5G to integrate satellite into 5G networks

Published 12 Jul 2017 07:11 CET | Europe
SES has announced that the Satellite and Terrestrial Network for 5G (SaT5G) consortium, comprising SES and 15 further members, ...

Brazil satellite starts operations

Published 11 Jul 2017 17:26 CET | Brazil
The Airspace Operations Command in Brasilia has announced the start of operations of the Geostationary Satellite for Defense and ...

Telebras board approves tender for Ka-band capacity

Published 30 Jun 2017 16:19 CET | Brazil
The board of directors of Brazilian state-owned telecommunications services provider Telebras has approved the publication of the ...

Intelsat, Gilat debut Mobile Reach Solar 3G system

Published 29 Jun 2017 16:30 CET | World
Intelsat and Gilat Satellite Networks have announced a joint managed services system that will be able to provide 3G ...

Brazil's SGDC satellite arrives in orbital position

Published 15 Jun 2017 14:09 CET | Brazil
The Brazilian Geostationary Broadband Satellite (SGDC) has arrived at its final orbital position, 75 degrees West, where it will ...

Peru to award 7 more regional fibre projects this year

Published 05 Jun 2017 11:16 CET | Peru
Peru's transport and communications ministry (MTC) is set to award seven more regional fibre-optic broadband projects to add to ...

Brazil launches SGDC satellite

Published 07 May 2017 16:55 CET | Brazil
Brazil's Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications Satellite (SGDC) has been successfully launched from the Kourou Space ...