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Pacific Dataport Selects Gilat Technology for Alaska Service Roll-Out

Mar 17, 2021 | News, Telecom & Tech

After months of careful consideration and assessment, Pacific Dataport has signed a letter of intent to secure and deploy Gilat Satellite Networks’ SkyEdge II-c technology.

In selecting Gilat’s satellite connectivity platform for its Aurora Network, Pacific Dataport has chosen to work with a team of worldwide experts in leading-edge, high-performance satellite networking technology and equipment.

The reliability, efficiency and features of the SkyEdge II-c ground segment provide exciting and new opportunities for Pacific Dataport to customize data, VoIP and video applications throughout the Aurora Network. Gilat’s platform is designed to support a wide range of applications with terminals optimized for the best efficiency and performance per required application.

Shawn Fitzpatrick, Ground Systems Manager at Pacific Dataport says, “Pacific Dataport is pleased to establish the next phase of our working relationship with Gilat as the provider of the Aurora Network’s ground segment equipment. Their global experience, proven performance and comprehensive approach to our challenge were a few of the things that lead us to selecting Gilat as our ground segment solution provider.”

“We are delighted with this selection and appreciate Pacific Dataport’s confidence in Gilat and its technology,” says Slava Frayter, VP for North America at Gilat Satellite Networks.

“Our innovative solution is ideally suited to meet Aurora Network’s main objective of delivering ubiquitous broadband coverage in Alaska and enabling support for multiple applications, such as consumer broadband, enterprise, cellular backhaul, and high-speed mobility. PDI has a unique mission to create more business opportunities and improve quality of life in the region, and we look forward to supporting its work as a trusted and reliable partner.”

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