Excellent Turnout Reported to Gilat-Sponsored Satcom Innovations Russia 2014 Event
PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (GILT) (GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that its Satcom Innovations Russia 2014 event, which was held at the Marriott Moscow Grand Hotel on November 25th, was well attended by delegates from government agencies and private enterprises as well as leading telecommunications companies and systems integrators.
The event's keynote address was delivered by Prashant Butani, Senior Analyst at Northern Sky Research (NSR), who spoke about how the satellite communications industry is responding to the growing need for broadband services throughout the world. He cited specific examples of satellite solutions for broadband being implemented in developing regions in Latin America, Asia and Africa.
Mark Kaner, Head of Israel's Economic and Trade Mission in Russia, discussed how the growing commercial cooperation between Russia and Israel is not only strengthening the bonds between the two countries, but also contributing to stability in the Middle East and, therefore, to the rest of the world.
Yossi Gal, Vice President Sales Operations, Gilat, and Mikhail Pykhov, CTO of Gilat Eurasia, Russia, presented Gilat's latest innovations, including the Company's SkyEdge II-c Libra satellite-cellular hybrid terminal, which allows MNOs to leverage their existing infrastructure to provide reliable fixed broadband without congesting their network, SkyEdge II-c Capricorn, the ultra-fast TDMA VSAT, and SatTrooper, the innovative manpack tactical satcom terminal. This presentation was followed by a lively question and answer period conducted by Alexander Klimov, CEO of Gilat Eurasia, Russia.
"Not only is Gilat a thought-leader in the global satcom industry, it is also the only vendor with a full, operating office in Russia," concluded Gregory Litinsky, Regional Vice President of Eurasia, Gilat. "We believe we can be more effective and more responsive because we speak your language."