Unicom deploys Gilat's satellite-based cellular backhaul solution for remote region

16 Sep 2009

Gilat Satellite Networks has announced that China Unicom is deploying its SkyAbis cellular backhaul solution to enhance GSM mobile connectivity in remote areas of the Xinjiang region. The deployment enables Unicom’s expansion of GSM services to regions where it was not economically feasible before. China Unicom initially deployed a Gilat VSAT network in 2005, to provide rural communications applications nationwide.

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