Aviat Networks Named Backhaul Wireless Integrator of the Year for 2016 in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced Communication Week Media Limited, publishers of Nigeria Communications Week and organizer of Beacon of ICT Awards, named Aviat as winner of Backhaul Wireless Integrator of the Year. Aviat was announced the winner after obtaining the most votes from Nigerians in this category.

The event was held at Eko Hotel and Suites on April 22, 2017 and attended by many dignitaries including Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) and the representative of Honorable Minister of Communications.

“This is a testament of your talents, innovations, contributions and commitments to the growth of the ICT industry here and we are happy that Nigerians have recognized your hard work sincerity and dedication towards the development of telecom industry,” says Ken Nwogbo, the Editor in Chief of Nigeria CommunicationWeek while presenting the award.

“This award demonstrates the strength of Aviat’s Nigeria based team,” states Heinz Stumpe, SVP and Chief Sales Officer, Aviat Networks.” Doing business in Nigeria since 1998, Aviat has an incredibly strong local team with over 50,000 radios installed in the country with service providers, private enterprises, oil and gas, and other customers.”

About Aviat Networks         

Aviat Networks, Inc. works to provide dependable products, services and support to our customers. With more than one million systems sold into 170 countries worldwide, communications service providers and private network operators including state/local government, utility, federal government and defense organizations trust Aviat with their critical applications. Coupled with a long history of microwave innovations, Aviat provides a comprehensive suite of localized professional and support services enabling customers to drastically simplify both their networks and their lives. For more than 70 years, the experts at Aviat have delivered high performance products, simplified operations, and the best overall customer experience. Aviat Networks is headquartered in Milpitas, California. 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