Aviat Networks Announces $19 Million Public Safety Order
Mission Critical Microwave Leader Adds Large U.S. County Customer for FirstNet-ready Communications
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced it received a $19 million purchase order for a public safety communications backhaul system. This order reaffirms that Aviat’s mission-critical microwave solution remains the trusted choice for first responder communications.
The project includes IP-based microwave products and all associated engineering, installation, post-sales support and extended warranty services. As with many of the Company’s public safety contracts, revenue will be recognized over several quarters.
“The county is overhauling its current network with a state-of-the-art P25 digital system that will result in ultra reliable communications with enhanced capacity and security,” says Tony Ljubicich, vice president, sales and services, North America, Aviat Networks. “Aviat will be responsible for providing a turnkey microwave system that the county can count on for the foreseeable future.”
Now backed by an Aviat microwave network, the county’s P25 digital system will deliver first responder communications designed for the 21st century. In addition, the county’s system will have the ultra-high capacity, security and mission critical reliability necessary to join its state’s public safety network and the nationwide First Responder LTE Network.
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 750,000 systems installed around the world, 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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