Gilat To Provide Network For Brazilian Energy Company
[Satellite Today – 3-10-08] Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. will provide Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) with a 500-site Gilat SkyEdge broadband network platform, Gilat announced March 10.
The platform will provide connectivity to the Brazil-based international energy company between Petrobras’ Rio de Janeiro headquarters, its remote offices throughout Brazil, gas stations, pipelines, and among its offshore oil platforms, vessels and exploration sites.
"Our agreement with Petrobras demonstrates our proficiency to meet the complex, high-performance standards and high-quality communications requirements of one of the world’s largest energy companies,” said Russell Ribeiro, Gilat do Brasil general manager in a statement. “Petrobras’ requirements, which included mobile and stabilized systems as well as a satellite-based video surveillance solution, highlight our ability to respond to the full spectrum of customer needs.”