Incomnet Adds Cellular Backhaul Solution to Gilat SkyEdge Network
[Satellite Today 11-19-08] Incomnet, one of Mongolia’s largest telecommunications service providers, added Gilat’s SkyAbis cellular backhaul solution to its satellite communications network to serve Mongolia’s mobile operators, Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced Nov. 19.
Incomnet deployed a Gilat VSAT networks in 2001 and earlier this year deployed a SkyEdge network to provide toll-quality telephony to Mongolia’s rural citizens as part of Incomnet’s Universal Service Obligations. The network also provides interactive data networking to selected Mongolian government agencies and businesses. SkyAbis is a prepackaged solution for cellular backhaul based on the SkyEdge multi-service platform. The solution enables operators to deploy hybrid networks that extend the reach of their terrestrial and cellular infrastructure to remote communities.
“Our choice of Gilat’s SkyAbis cellular backhaul solution is based on our excellent experience with Gilat’s advanced satellite communications technology and our satisfaction with the dedicated customer support we receive," Incomnet CEO Sanjaa Ganbaatar said in a statement. “Our ongoing relationship with Gilat has helped us build a significant customer base as we continue to provide superior telecommunications services. We are pleased to have the opportunity to extend these services to Mongolia’s cellular operators."