Aviat Wins Contract with a Midwestern U.S. State for Public Safety

Statewide Network will Deploy IP/MPLS Routers and Microwave Radios

Jan 26, 2016, 09:00 ET from Aviat Networks, Inc.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, has reached an agreement to supply IP/MPLS routers, microwave radios and services to a major Midwestern U.S. state public safety agency. Together with its partners, Aviat will help the state implement end-to-end IP/MPLS transport in the network and manage it with Aviat's ProVision network management system, a leading solution for end-to-end product and service management.

"Public safety has and remains a stronghold for our microwave radio business and is an emerging market for integrated IP/MPLS solutions," says Michael Pangia, president and CEO, Aviat Networks. "With this contract secured, Aviat now provides a suite of products and/or managed services to state-wide networks in almost half of the 50 states, in addition to many local county agencies."

Mr. Pangia continued, "Aviat's end-to-end IP/MPLS transport solution combined with our focus on security and dependability is strongly resonating in the public safety market and we see opportunities to further expand our reach over the coming year. Furthermore, this contract builds upon our previously announced awards with the states of Kentucky, Oregon and West Virginia, to name a few."

Aviat expects products to be shipped this fiscal year with services delivered throughout the year and into next fiscal year.

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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