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Synertone in China Selects Gilat for $12 Million Deal

By Veronica Magan | November 25, 2015

[Via Satellite 11-25-2015] Synertone, a Hong Kong satellite solutions provider, has selected Gilat Satellite Networks’ baseband equipment to enable fixed and mobility applications on its High Throughput Satellite (HTS), Ipstar-based network, offering coverage throughout China. Synertone placed orders totaling approximately $12 million for Gilat’s solutions.

Powering Synertone’s network will be Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c platform with X-Architecture. The Very Small Aperture Satellite Terminals (VSATs) used are part of Gilat’s Capricorn suite of ultra-high-speed Internet Protocol (IP) routers. The network is estimated to go live within six to 12 months. Additionally, the MOU signed by Synertone and Gilat includes an option for advanced manufacturing and future research and development cooperation, should they agree to do so.