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Internet Para Todos in Peru expands services contract with Gilat

Internet Para Todos in Peru expands services contract with Gilat

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Gilat Satellite Networks, a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, has announced that Internet Para Todos (IPT) in Peru is expanding its contract with Gilat, for 4G cellular backhaul services over the Internet.

IPT is a global collaborative between Telefónica, Meta (formerly Facebook), IDB Invest and CAF. The initiative is bridging the digital divide in Latin America and providing Internet connectivity to remote regions of Peru.

Gilat provides 4G cellular backhaul services over the Internet that are being deployed at more than 100 new sites to provide coverage to rural zones through Gilat’s access network. The new multi-year contract addresses 4G connectivity to smaller villages and is expected to further grow over time.

“The services from Gilat have been instrumental in helping us to supply the population of Peru with broadband connectivity, even in the most rural regions,” said Teresa Gomes, CEO at IPT.

“It’s an honor to expand this important, continuing work with IPT, helping them to overcome technical and economic barriers to bridge the digital divide and increase connectivity in rural areas,” said Arieh Rohrstock, Corporate SVP and General Manager Gilat Peru.

IPT was born as a global collaborative initiative between Telefónica and Facebook in order to bridge the digital divide in Latin America.

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