Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd was incorporated in Israel in 1987. The Company and its subsidiaries is a provider of Internet Protocol, or IP, based digital satellite communication and networking products and services. The Group designs, produces and markets or very small aperture terminals, or VSATs, and related VSAT network equipment. The Company operates three business divisions namely, Commercial Division, Defense Division and Service Division. Commercial Division provides VSAT networks, satellite communication products and associated professional services to service providers and operators including Ka-band initiatives. Its solutions are based on SkyEdge platform. The SkyEdge product family includes the SkyEdge and SkyEdge II products. Defense Division provides satellite communication products and solutions to defense and homeland security organizations. Service Division - provides managed network services for business, government and residential customers in North America through Spacenet Inc., or Spacenet, as well as its service businesses in Peru and Colombia, which offer rural telephony and Internet access solutions. The Company's competitors include Cobham, ERA, Panasonic, Orbit, Thinkom, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., CPI Satcom, General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies, and Paradise Datacom.