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Gilat to Showcase Field Proven Cellular Backhaul Solutions at April Events

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PETAH TIKVA, Israel, April 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, today announced that as part of its objective to address the growing need of mobile operators for efficient and profitable service expansion, it will present its cellular backhaul solution at several key industry events taking place during April.

Gilat's cellular backhaul solution was designed to assist mobile operators generate new revenue streams, grow their business and comply with emerging government regulations. Building on the experience gained from over 50 successful satellite backhaul projects around the globe, some of the solution's key advantages include:

  • Flexible access methods that support small cells and large macro cells
  • Reduced OPEX with maximum bandwidth efficiency (TDMA)
  • Dedicated channels for high throughput (SCPC)
  • Heterogeneous network support - 2G, 3G, LTE

Gilat's cellular backhaul solution will be presented at:

Transport Networks for Mobile Operators (TNMO)

- Date: April 22-24, 2013
- Location: Hotel Russell, 1-8 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London
- Stand: #6
- Presentation: April 23, 15:00 // Gilat presentation entitled "Small Cells for Rural Areas and Developing Markets"

Mobile Backhaul Asia

- Date: April 23-25, 2013
- Location: Conrad Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
- Stand: #10
- Presentation: April 24, 15:55 // Gilat presentation entitled "Utilizing VSAT for Next Gen Cellular Backhaul Applications"

To schedule a meeting at one of these events, please click here.

Gilat will also host a free live webinar to present its cellular backhaul solution. Titled "Efficient and Profitable Cellular Backhaul – the Secret is Satellite," this must attend webinar will be hosted Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 13:00 GMT. To reserve a seat at the webinar, please click here.

For advance information about Gilat's cellular backhaul solution, please click here for a free copy of the white paper "Satellite Communication for Efficient Cellular Backhaul."

About Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd (Nasdaq:GILT) (TASE:GILT) is a leading provider of products and services for satellite-based broadband communications. Gilat develops and markets a wide range of high-performance satellite ground segment equipment and VSATs, with an increasing focus on the consumer and Ka-band market. In addition, Gilat enables mobile SOTM (Satellite-on-the-Move) solutions providing low-profile antennas, next generation solid-state power amplifiers and modems. Gilat also provides managed network and satellite-based services for rural telephony and Internet access via its subsidiaries in the United States, Peru and Colombia.

With over 25 years of experience, and over a million products shipped to more than 85 countries, Gilat has provided enterprises, service providers and operators with efficient and reliable satellite-based connectivity solutions, including cellular backhaul, banking, retail, e-government and rural communication networks. Gilat also enables leading defense, public security and news organizations to implement advanced, on-the-move tactical communications on board their land, air and sea fleets using Gilat's high-performance SOTM solutions. For more information, please visit us at www.gilat.com

Certain statements made herein that are not historical are forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The words "estimate", "project", "intend", "expect", "believe" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Gilat to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, among others, changes in general economic and business conditions, inability to maintain market acceptance to Gilat's products, inability to timely develop and introduce new technologies, products and applications, rapid changes in the market for Gilat's products, loss of market share and pressure on prices resulting from competition, introduction of competing products by other companies, inability to manage growth and expansion, loss of key OEM partners, inability to attract and retain qualified personnel, inability to protect the Company's proprietary technology and risks associated with Gilat's international operations and its location in Israel. For additional information regarding these and other risks and uncertainties associated with Gilat's business, reference is made to Gilat's reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: David Leichner Gilat Satellite Networks, LTD. +1 516 478 9697 davidle@gilat.com

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