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Aviat Closes Multiple Deals with Major African Mobile Operator

SANTA CLARA, CA (Feb, 2015) – Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced multiple deals with a major African mobile operator. The deals call for Aviat to supply CTR microwave routers and Eclipse and STR microwave radios to complete the operator’s transition to full IP. These deployments are in preparation for the operator’s eventual migration to IP/MPLS.

  • In Gabon, the carrier will implement the CTR 8440 microwave router for enterprise customers
  • In Nigeria, the carrier will install CTR 8540 microwave routers and STR microwave radios while leveraging WTM microwave radios on multiple routes for mobile backhaul—backed by Aviat installation and Maintenance Level Agreement (MLA) services
  • In Tanzania, the carrier has ordered CTR routers and has been deploying Eclipse and STR microwave radios to complete its backbone network

“Throughout Africa, we are experiencing repeat business with one of the continent’s largest mobile carriers for the field-tested Eclipse, STR and WTM microwave radios and the new family of CTR microwave networking equipment,” says Brian Jakins, vice president, Africa sales & services, Aviat Networks. “We expect repeat business to continue as we deploy Aviat solutions across the carrier’s other operating companies.”

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 or connect with Aviat Networks on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Media Contact: Gary Croke, Aviat Networks, Inc., (650) 248-3400,