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Gilat to Present at the Sidoti Annual New York Micro Cap Conference on January 7th, 2013

Gilat to Present at the Sidoti Annual New York Micro Cap Conference on January
7th, 2013

PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Jan. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks
Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology,
solutions and services, today announced that Erez Antebi, Chief Executive
Officer of Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., will present at the Sidoti Annual
New York Micro Cap Conference being held on January 7, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt
Hotel in New York City.

Mr. Antebi is scheduled to present at 9:20 AM on Monday January 7th, 2013 in
Estate 8. Mr. Antebi and Gilat CFO Yaniv Reinhold will also participate in
one-on-one meetings with analysts and investors. Investors attending the
conference who wish to meet with Mr. Antebi and Mr. Reinhold for a one-on-one
meeting should contact their Sidoti representative.

About Gilat

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd (Nasdaq:GILT) (TASE:GILT) is a leading provider
of products and services for satellite-based broadband communications. Gilat
develops and markets a wide range of high-performance satellite ground segment
equipment and VSATs, with an increasing focus on the consumer and Ka-band
market. In addition, Gilat enables mobile SOTM (Satellite-on-the-Move)
solutions providing low-profile antennas, next generation solid-state power
amplifiers and modems. Gilat also provides managed network and satellite-based
services for rural telephony and Internet access via its subsidiaries in the
United States, Peru and Colombia.

With over 25 years of experience, and over a million products shipped to more
than 85 countries, Gilat has provided enterprises, service providers and
operators with efficient and reliable satellite-based connectivity solutions,
including cellular backhaul, banking, retail, e-government and rural
communication networks. Gilat also enables leading defense, public security
and news organizations to implement advanced, on-the-move tactical
communications on board their land, air and sea fleets using Gilat's
high-performance SOTM solutions. For more information, please visit us at

The Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. logo is available at

Certain statements made herein that are not historical are forward-looking
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
The words "estimate", "project", "intend", "expect", "believe" and similar
expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These
forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties.
Many factors could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of
Gilat to be materially different from any future results, performance or
achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements, including, among others, changes in general economic and business
conditions, inability to maintain market acceptance to Gilat's products,
inability to timely develop and introduce new technologies, products and
applications, rapid changes in the market for Gilat's products, loss of market
share and pressure on prices resulting from competition, introduction of
competing products by other companies, inability to manage growth and
expansion, loss of key OEM partners, inability to attract and retain qualified
personnel, inability to protect the Company's proprietary technology and risks
associated with Gilat's international operations and its location in Israel.
For additional information regarding these and other risks and uncertainties
associated with Gilat's business, reference is made to Gilat's reports filed
from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: David Leichner
         Gilat Satellite Networks
         +1 516 478 9697

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