Aviat Extends Key Managed Services Contract for 5 Years

$3.8 Million Agreement calls for 24/7 Emergency Field Support, Other Critical Services

Dec 02, 2015, 09:00 ET from Aviat Networks, Inc.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced that it has signed a five-year contract with a specialized service provider network to provide critical emergency field support solutions, augmenting an existing managed services agreement. Worth an estimated $3.8 million, the agreement calls for Aviat to deliver four-hour emergency on-site ground crew support, emergency on-site tower crew support and other critical product-support-related services for a complete end-to-end services solution.

"Our track record of providing in-field support capabilities is driving demand for Aviat Networks' emergency services," says Michael Pangia, President and CEO, Aviat Networks. "This project continues to reinforce our strong position in the critical and time-sensitive area of emergency field support, and we continue to win longer-term, multi-year awards in North America and are building a global pipeline. Furthermore, our suite of services will enable this customer account to better control costs, accelerate time to revenue and focus on their end users' overall service experience."

Aviat Networks will also provide this leading network provider annual preventive maintenance, repair services with advance replacement and 24/7 remote technical support.

"Overall, network services and support is a growing market and a large opportunity as service providers outsource management of their networks," says Stephane Teral, Research Director, Mobile Infrastructure & Carrier Economics, IHS Technology. "Aviat is differentiated from other microwave specialists in this area as they are the only company that provides the complete end-to-end solution, and we believe they are poised to gain a share of this segment moving forward."

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.

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