Gilat Satellite Networks is providing a SkyEdge broadband satellite network to SatCom Networks Africa, one of Tanzania's leading public data communications operators.

SatCoNet will use the SkyEdge network to provide major corporations and government institutions across hundreds of sites with broadband connectivity, videoconferencing, IP multicasting and VoIP services. One of the prime uses of the network will be to serve banking and financial customers.
"To meet the demanding networking requirements of Tanzania's largest corporations, it is critical that we incorporate a flexible and powerful VSAT platform within our networks," says SatCoNet MD Harish Bhatt.  "With Gilat's SkyEdge we are assured of a high performance solution which supports a broad range of advanced applications for the benefit of our customers."
SatCoNet has been successfully deploying Gilat VSAT networks throughout East Africa since 2002.
Janna Koretskaya, Gilat's regional vice president, Africa, comments: "SatCoNet's decision to adopt our new SkyEdge platform demonstrates its long-term satisfaction with our products and services. As we continue our successful relationship with SatCoNet, we look forward to helping SatCoNet maintain its strong reputation for high quality communication services in Tanzania."
Gilat's SkyEdge is a satellite communications system that delivers high-quality voice, broadband data and video services over a powerful unified system. SkyEdge represents Gilat's extensive knowledge base and field-proven product offering, acquired through two decades of experience. SkyEdge's flexible architecture and efficient space segment utilization make it an ideal platform for operators and service providers.