Aviat Selected for High-speed Mobile Transport Network in East Africa

July 27, 2016 at 9:00 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced new awards totaling $2.6 million from a leading mobile operator in East Africa. The high-speed transport network will support well over 1Gbps of capacity enabling services and applications that improve the lives of subscribers in the region. In addition to existing SMS and voice applications, the operator is able to launch or improve new services including streaming video, social media, mobile banking, m-health, enterprise connectivity and VPN services to name a few.

The operator chose Aviat's flagship CTR platform for its microwave networking functionalities and Eclipse hybrid microwave radio for installed base expansion. Aviat's solutions enable seamless migration from TDM to IP/MPLS transport network for delivery of advanced services.

"This award is an example of Aviat's continued strong business presence in Africa," says Michael Pangia, president and CEO, Aviat Networks. "Our leading microwave networking technology enables advanced high-speed mobile services allowing this operator to grow its business and enrich the lives of its customers."

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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