Gilat SkyEdge 2-c Tech Ordered by Space Star for China’s First Ka-HTS Satellite


SSTC (China’s Space Star Technology Co), a sub company of CASC (China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation), and GSN (Gilat Satellite Networks) have formed a partnership whereby GIlat and SSTC will produce the communications system for ChinaSat 16, China’s first ever multi-spot Ka-band HTS (High Throughput Satelllite).

The SkyEdge 2-c technology operated by Gilsat will be used by various VST terminals and market segments through the contract. Fixed and high speed mobile services will be brought by the SkyEdge 2-c network, including land, train, maritime and airborne mobility across the country. Gilat’s knowledge of satellite-compliant applications will also be shared with SSTC.


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