Gilat Won $9.6 Million Contract for VSAT Network in Peru
25 January, 2013
Gilat will provide satellite connectivity for 320 rural locations, and a disaster recovery site in the northern city of Chiclayo
Gilat Satellite Networks subsidiary, Gilat To Home Peru, has been selected by Banco de la Nación, Peru’s state bank, to provide satellite connectivity for 320 rural locations and a disaster recovery site in Chiclayo.
The contract is for three years and is valued at approximately $9.6 million. Gilat’s SkyEdge II solution, featuring the innovative WebEnhance VSAT, will be used to bring broadband connectivity to the bank’s branches across the country.
Gilat will provide satellite connectivity to outlying areas, connecting remote offices with enterprise applications and for mobile and remote banking branches to extend ATM and online banking access to customers.
As part of the contract, Gilat will also deploy a disaster recovery site in the northern city of Chiclayo providing satellite backup to the Bank’s data center located in Lima.