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Gilat secures $10m to power IFC applications

Ka-band transceivers from Gilat's Wavestream subsidiary will support in-flight connectivity.
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Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. has received more than $10m in orders for transceivers to power the IFC applications of a Tier-1 global aerospace system Integrator.

Gilat’s fully-owned US-based subsidiary, Wavestream, will provide its Ka-band AeroStream family of transceiver products to enable in-flight connectivity.

Bob Huffman, Wavestream’s General Manager and Gilat’s Senior VP, said: “We are pleased to fulfil the burgeoning demand of our longtime trusted partner who, for years, has continued to rely on our Ka-band transceiver solution for in-flight connectivity. With these new orders, Wavestream is growing its lead in the IFC marketplace, now with over 3,000 units successfully operating on commercial and business aviation aircraft worldwide.”