Spacenet® Adds New Communications Products and Services to GSA Schedule

  Spacenet® Adds New Communications Products and Services to GSA Schedule

Managed Network Services Provider’s GSA Schedule Now Includes Expanded Managed
    Broadband Services, Emergency Communications Services, and Additional
                      High-performance Satellite Modems

Business Wire

MCLEAN, Va. -- March 26, 2013

Spacenet Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
(Nasdaq: GILT) and a leading provider of managed network services, today
announced the addition of a range of new communications services, solutions
and products to its U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70
contract (Contract No. GS-35F-172AA). The new additions include: managed
broadband network solutions, Emergency Communications Services (ECS) and two
new high-performance satellite modems.

“In an increasingly network-dependent world, our government agencies demand
and deserve the most reliable and cost-effective communications capabilities
available,” said Glenn Katz, Spacenet’s CEO. “These new offerings on our GSA
schedule showcase the latest in all forms of communication technologies that
Spacenet now offers. This broad spectrum of services provides even greater
availability and affordability than our previous schedule. For example, our
new Connect Series product line brings clarity and ease in selecting managed
broadband services. Spacenet’s managed services include, among others,
broadband wired and wireless communications, PCI compliance services, data
security services, installation and maintenance services, and proactive
network monitoring and management. Similarly, our ECS series offers public
safety agencies greater flexibility in acquiring and deploying vital emergency
satellite communications solutions.”

The new Spacenet solutions available under Contract GS-35F-172AA include:

  *Spacenet Connect Series of managed network services:
    Spacenet’s Connect Series is a tiered suite of managed services that helps
    clarify and simplify network operations outsourcing. Offering customers a
    range of services packaged according to each customer’s internal
    capabilities, reliability needs and security requirements, the Connect
    Series includes:

       *Spacenet ManagedConnect™: High-speed connectivity, proactive
         monitoring & support.
       *Spacenet AssuredConnect™: VPN connectivity, proactive network
         monitoring & support.
       *Spacenet CompleteConnect™: Network Design, VPN connectivity, complete
         management & support.

  *Spacenet Emergency Communications Services (ECS) and ECS Flex:
    Spacenet’s pay-as-you-use ECS and ECS Flex solutions provide an affordable
    and flexible emergency communications solution that delivers readily
    available communications via satellite to virtually any U.S. location.
  *Spacenet GLT 1000 high-performance satellite modem:
    The GLT-1000 is a point-to-point or point-to-multipoint satellite modem,
    flexibly supporting data rates from 64kbps to 80Mbps with selectable frame
    size, modulation and FEC. GLT-1000 delivers satellite communications for
    on-the-move, stationary, point-to-point, and point-to-multipoint
  *Spacenet MLT 1000 high-performance satellite military modem:
    The MLT-1000 provides secure, highly-reliable broadband C4I satellite
    communications that ensure battlefield information superiority for
    warfighters and meet the military’s specifications. The MLT-1000’s
    advanced VSAT technologies maximize link availability, optimize bandwidth
    usage, and enable high throughput in the most challenging field and
    weather conditions.

The new products and services are part of a wide range of solutions available
under Spacenet’s GSA Schedule 70 Contract # GS-35F-172AA, including:

  *132-12 Maintenance of Equipment, Repair Services and/or Repair/Spare Parts
  *132-52 Electronic Commerce and Subscription Services
  *132-54 Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) Transponder
  *132-55 Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) Subscription
  *132-8 Purchase of New Equipment

For more information on Spacenet’s comprehensive range of communication
products and services for government agencies, visit and
search Spacenet, or call 866.480.2263.

About Spacenet^®

Since 1981, Spacenet Inc. has designed, implemented and managed some of the
largest communications networks for US-based business, industrial and
government customers. Spacenet has a longstanding tradition of industry
leadership and innovation, and today manages communications at more than
160,000 locations for customers including many Fortune 500 companies and major
government agencies.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Spacenet is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT). Visit Spacenet at

About Gilat

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd (NASDAQ, 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 mobileSOTM (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


Spacenet Inc.
Rosemary Blum, 703-245-6415
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