Aviat Networks Wins Microwave Backhaul Vendor of the Year Honor at Ghana Telecom Awards 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced it has been honored as the Microwave Backhaul Vendor of the Year by the Ghana Telecom Awards 2014. Now in its fourth year, the Ghana Telecom Awards sets the highest industry standard for recognizing organizations and individuals in telecom and related industries within Ghana and beyond, according to the show organizer, MobileWorld Magazine. These prestigious awards benchmark outstanding performance throughout the industry and symbolize excellence in leadership, quality and innovation, according to MobileWorld.

Aviat Networks won the microwave backhaul award based on the votes of operators for favored solutions vendors and informed opinions of industry experts. According to MobileWorld Magazine, the winner of this category recognizes the need to have a core focus on providing microwave networking solutions to customers in the telecom industry as well as industry leadership, including depth and breadth of services.

"Since their inception, the Ghana Telecom Awards have consistently recognized excellence in the industry and reflect the unique opinions of stakeholders toward networking platforms," says Akin Naphtal, MobileWorld group executive publisher. "Awarded by MobileWorld Magazine, a leader in African telecom reporting for more than nine years, the Ghana Telecom Awards are determined through a rigorous process, combining the votes of network carriers with our own in-house research to arrive at the final winners list."

"We are very proud to have won this award and although 2013 was a tough but exciting year, we continued to deliver to our customers the best value, our staff's full commitment and dedication," says Deon Meyer, country manager, Ghana, Aviat Networks. "Receiving this award motivates us to achieve even greater things and has put Aviat on the map of West Africa. We have many great new products, and we are very excited about the future."

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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