Aviat Receives $5 Million Multi-Year Deal from a Texas Electrical Utility

July 13, 2016 at 9:00 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced orders for approximately $5 million with a leading electric utility organization in Texas. Aviat will supply its Eclipse hybrid microwave networking platform, IRU 600 EHP and ODU 600 radios and ProVision management software. A multi-year maintenance and support agreement is also included.

"Our ability to offer the most innovative microwave technology together with our long standing expertise in utility networks were key to winning this new business," says Michael Pangia, president and CEO, Aviat Networks.

In addition to taking advantage of the industry's highest power radio IRU 600 EHP to use smaller antennas over longer hops, the utility will migrate its backhaul network to full-IP, using Eclipse hybrid radios, as legacy TDM radios phase out of existence.

About Aviat Networks

Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW) is a leading global provider of microwave networking solutions transforming communications networks to handle the exploding growth of IP-centric, multi-Gigabit data services. With more than one million systems sold in over 140 countries, Aviat Networks provides LTE-proven microwave networking solutions to mobile operators, including some of the largest and most advanced 4G/LTE networks in the world. Public safety, utility, government and defense organizations trust Aviat Networks' solutions for their mission-critical applications where reliability is paramount. In conjunction with its networking solutions, Aviat Networks provides a comprehensive suite of localized professional and support services enabling customers to effectively and seamlessly migrate to next-generation Carrier Ethernet/IP networks. For more than 50 years, customers have relied on Aviat Networks' high performance and scalable solutions to help them maximize their investments and solve their most challenging network problems. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Aviat Networks operates in more than 100 countries around the world. 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

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