Gilat deploys SkyEdge VSAT network for Telefónica Brazil

17 May 2006

Gilat Satellite Networks, a leading provider of products and services for satellite-based communications networks, says it has completed the rollout of a SkyEdge broadband VSAT satellite network for Telesp in Brazil, a subsidiary of the Spanish-based Telefónica Group. The Gilat-supplied SkyEdge solution will enable Telesp to deliver telecoms services to schools, businesses and public call offices throughout Sao Paulo state, and fulfils its Universal Service Obligation (USO) obligations, as set down by the regulator Anatel. The VSAT system will provide high quality voice services for rural communities as well as delivering the promise of broadband internet access in the future.

Brazil, Telefonica Brasil (Vivo)