February 10, 2022 – Intelsat completed a strategic selection process and placed a significant initial order for Gilat’s new SkyEdge IV platform, which will be used for its latest high throughput satellite, Intelsat IS-40e, designed to augment inflight connectivity and mobile backhaul services over North America. SkyEdge IV is Gilat’s next generation platform designed to operate with new, adaptable very high throughput satellites (VHTS) to provide end-users the required capacity where and when needed. SkyEdge IV ensures unified operation with standard interfaces for network orchestration and seamless integration between the space and ground segments. Gilat’s Elastix-TotalNMS will support Intelsat’s current and future satellites to orchestrate network management of a unified network.