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Gilat brings small cell over satellite solution unserved rural areas

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT) said it has released its new CellEdge, an integrated small cell over satellite solution designed specifically for unserved rural areas.

Gilat has leveraged its expertise in rural cellular backhaul to provide an affordable, end-to-end solution.

CellEdge provides: ability to deliver cost-effective 2G and 3G cellular services to unserved areas; 80W total average power draw including both the small cell and VSAT in a typical configuration, significantly lowering capital expenditures in the terminal and solar power generation; optimization of satellite bandwidth via high efficiency algorithms; and a set of efficient voice/data compression techniques that can reduce satellite OPEX by up to 80%.

Gilat Satellite Networks is a provider of products and services for satellite-based broadband communications. Its website is at


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