MILPITAS, Calif., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced a new public safety project with Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This project is an upgrade of older technology transitioning the county from all TDM to Ethernet (IP) service. In addition to products, Aviat will also provide design and installation services for the project.
Lancaster County joins other counties and local municipalities across the United States that depend on IRU 600, the leading radio platform for mission critical networks. IRU 600 extra high power radio (EHP) technology enables the county to deliver exceptional reliability while reusing existing antennas and saving money associated with costly tower upgrades.
"As first responders demand high speed broadband communications, mission critical networks require upgrades," states Michael Pangia, President and CEO, Aviat Networks. "With the use of advanced technology such as the IRU 600, state and local governments can deliver seamless upgrades to support the next generation of public safety applications while lowering total cost of ownership."
The IRU 600 platform is currently being used in 25 state-wide public safety networks and in hundreds of county networks across states such as Florida, Colorado and California. Beyond public safety, this system is used by 50 percent of the leading U.S. utility companies, and in the world's largest LTE networks.
About Aviat Networks
Aviat Networks, Inc. works to provide dependable products, services and support to our customers. With more than one million systems sold into 170 countries worldwide, communications service providers and private network operators including state/local government, utility, federal government and defense organizations trust Aviat with their critical applications. Coupled with a long history of microwave innovations, Aviat provides a comprehensive suite of localized professional and support services enabling customers to drastically simplify both their networks and their lives. For more than 70 years, the experts at Aviat have delivered high performance products, simplified operations, and the best overall customer experience. Aviat Networks is headquartered in Milpitas, California. For more information, visit www.aviatnetworks.com or connect with Aviat Networks on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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