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Sprint taps Gilat for satellite backhaul

27 Oct 2016

US mobile giant Sprint has selected Israeli vendor Gilat to deploy its satellite-based cellular backhaul solution to help extend LTE services to ‘metro edge’ and rural areas across the US. Sprint expects to deploy Gilat’s high speed ‘Capricorn’ VSATs as a cellular backhaul solution for rapid deployment of high quality LTE-over-satellite in underserved areas.

United States, Gilat Telecom, Sprint Corporation (became part of T-Mobile US)

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