midastouch017 Monday, 11/24/14 08:51:22 AM Re: None Post # of 264 Gilat Reports SkyEdge II-c Orders for SES's Astra Connect Service PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Nov 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. GILT, -0.20% (tase:GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that it signed agreements to provide SkyEdge II-c terminals to three ISPs subscribing to SES Broadband Services' Astra Connect service offering. Italy's RDN, Switzerland's incumbent Swisscom and the UK's Europasat are distributing Astra Connect Internet services via satellite to enterprise and consumer users in their respective markets. "The number of ISPs that have signed up for our Astra Connect service using Gilat and other equipment is gaining momentum and represents excellent opportunities for future growth," stated Patrick Biewer, Managing Director of SES Broadband Services. "Gilat satellite broadband technology offers ISPs the opportunity to deliver high-speed performance and flexible service differentiation," commented Erez Antebi, Gilat's CEO. "In addition, the platform features advanced, cost-effective self-install functionality and Virtual Network Operation (VNO) capabilities that help ISPs manage their customers more effectively." About SES Broadband Services SES Broadband Services, a 100% owned affiliate of SES (nyse euronext paris:SESG) (luxembourg stock exchange:SESG), provides high-speed broadband solutions via satellite. The SES Broadband service was introduced in 2007 and is marketed via distribution partners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. For further information on residential services please visit www.ses-broadband.com or www.ses.com/broadband-services for business applications.