Aviat Announces $4 Million in Follow-On Orders from Southeast USA Utilities

June 14, 2017 at 9:00 AM EDT

MILPITAS, Calif., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced it has received $4.0 million in follow-on orders from five utility customers in the US Southeast region. Received in the Company's fiscal 2017 fourth quarter, these orders involve upgrades to communications infrastructure to support the addition of new substations and power generation facilities. These orders also include the introduction of new high bandwidth applications such as video and security, while maintaining critical services like grid monitoring and protection.

U.S. utilities depend on Aviat's hybrid, mission-critical radio platform, the IRU 600. Its extra high power (EHP) option allows utilities to achieve more capacity, higher reliability, smaller antennas, and longer paths. These factors, combined with even more capacity from recently announced RAC70, makes this platform ideal for the evolution of legacy utility networks to transport next-generation applications.

"We continue to receive consistent follow-on business from multiple utility customers and our position with both Public Safety and Domestic Utilities continues to expand," states Michael Pangia, president and CEO, Aviat Networks. "Based on our offering, customer relationships and overall value proposition, we believe we are well positioned to continue to increase our share in this market in the coming years."

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.

Media Contact: Gary Croke, Aviat Networks, Inc., gary.croke@aviatnet.com 
Investor Contact: Glenn Wiener, GW Communications, gwiener@GWCco.com

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