Company intensifies mobile activities and expands distribution network

Gilat Satcom (, a leading provider of fixed and mobile satellite communication services delivering advanced communication solutions to customers operating beyond the reach of traditional telecommunications, today announced that the company is reinforcing its activities throughout Africa.

Gilat Satcom Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) is widely active today in the Middle East, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe. The company is the market leader for Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) and provides backbone internet connectivity in over 25 countries in Africa. The company perceives an increasing demand for its mobile satellite products and services throughout Africa and is expanding operations.

Ami Schneider, Director of the MSS Department said, “Our decision was taken in the wake of our successes over many years in the civilian and military markets. We see a strong demand in Africa. Gilat Satcom is already building an impressive distribution network throughout the continent. We have extensive experience delivering creative MSS solutions to address unusual requirements.”

Gilat Satcom MSS will market two lines of products. The first line will provide a variety of voice and data solutions over the Iridium satellite network. The second will provide a host of solutions for voice and data on broadband over the Inmarsat satellite network. In addition, the company will market MSS applications for sea, land, and air communications including a new application for management of airplane communications and another for fleet management. Gilat Satcom offers competitive pricing and unique capabilities to address unusual mobile communication needs along with a professional customer service team operating 24/7 to provide customers with the outstanding technical support.