Aviat Networks Updates Revenue Guidance Range for First Quarter of Fiscal 2014

Aviat Networks Updates Revenue Guidance Range for First Quarter of Fiscal 2014

Schedules Release of First Quarter of Fiscal 2014 Financial Results for
October 30, 2013

PR Newswire

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Aviat Networks, Inc.
(NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today
updated the Company's guidance for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 for
preliminary revenue results.

Aviat Networks currently expects first quarter of fiscal 2014 revenue to be in
the range of $95 million to $100 million. Factors contributing to the updated
guidance include the rebidding of a contract that was anticipated to be
revenue in the quarter and timing of certain orders impacting the Company's
ability to ship and bill in the quarter. Although the change in revenue is
expected to impact earnings per share, the Company is unable to quantify the
impact at this time.

Today's announcement is based on management's preliminary analysis of
operations for the quarter ended September 27, 2013. Aviat Networks will
report complete first quarter of fiscal 2014 financial results after the
market closes on October 30, 2013. No further financial information for the
first quarter of fiscal 2014 will be provided prior to that date.

Aviat Networks will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. ET on October 30, 2013
to discuss its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. To
listen to the live conference call, please dial 480-629-9760 or toll free at
877-941-4774, access code 4644146, by 4:20 p.m. ET. A replay also will be
available starting approximately one hour after the completion of the call
until November 6, 2013. To access the replay, dial 303-590-3030 or toll free
at 800-406-7325, access code 4644146.

Investors are invited to listen via webcast, which will be broadcast live and
via replay at http://investors.aviatnetworks.com/events.cfm.

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 also 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

Forward-Looking Statements

The information contained in this document includes forward-looking statements
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995,
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act and Section 27A of the Securities
Act. All statements, trend analyses and other information contained herein
about the markets for the services and products of Aviat Networks, including
all statements about Aviat Networks' expectations regarding revenue in the
first quarter of fiscal year 2014 and the reasons therefor, as well as other
statements identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including
"anticipates," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect," "goal," "will," "see,"
"continues," "delivering," "view," and "intend," or the negative of these
terms or other similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements.
These forward-looking statements are based on estimates reflecting the current
beliefs of the senior management of Aviat Networks. These forward-looking
statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results to differ materially from those suggested by the forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements should therefore be considered in light
of various important factors, including those set forth in this document.
Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
estimates or projections contained in the forward-looking statements include
the following:

  othe impact of the volume, timing and customer, product and geographic mix
    of our product orders;
  oour ability to meet projected new product development dates or anticipated
    cost reductions of new products;
  ocontinued price erosion as a result of increased competition in the
    microwave transmission industry
  oour suppliers' inability to perform and deliver on time as a result of
    their financial condition, component shortages or other supply chain
  ocustomer acceptance of new products;
  othe ability of our subcontractors to timely perform;
  ocontinued weakness in the global economy affecting customer spending;
  oretention of our key personnel;
  oour ability to manage and maintain key customer relationships;
  ouncertain economic conditions in the telecommunications sector combined
    with operator and supplier consolidation;
  othe timing of our receipt of payment for products or services from our
  oour failure to protect our intellectual property rights or defend against
    intellectual property infringement claims by others and
  othe impact of political turmoil in countries where we have significant

For more information regarding the risks and uncertainties for our business,
see "Risk Factors" in our Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission ("SEC") on September 23, 2013 as well as other reports
filed by Aviat Networks, Inc. with the SEC from time to time. Aviat Networks
undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement for
any reason, except as required by law, even as new information becomes
available or other events occur in the future.

SOURCE Aviat Networks, Inc.

Website: http://www.aviatnetworks.com
Contact: Investor Relations: Peter Salkowski, Aviat Networks, Inc., (408)
567-7117, investorinfo@aviatnet.com
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