Aviat Networks Signs Expanded Services Contract with MTN Nigeria
Agreement Strengthens Longstanding Business Relationship
SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 13, 2014
SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Aviat Networks, Inc.
(NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today
announced an expanded managed services agreement with MTN Nigeria. Aviat
Networks will manage the flow of material into Aviat-controlled facilities on
behalf of MTN Nigeria. The material will be managed, marshalled and kitted in
support of specific customer implementations that have been jointly planned
between MTN Nigeria and Aviat Networks.
"This is an opportunity to work more closely with our partner on planning and
deploying Aviat equipment into the MTN Nigeria network," says Mr. Yahaya
Ibrahim, Senior Manager Core and Transmission Implementation, NID-Network
Group, MTN Nigeria. "This new agreement demonstrates our confidence in Aviat's
capabilities to efficiently manage our inventory. The agreement reduces our
overall costs and pain points and improves visibility to better plan future
MTN Nigeria is a key customer of Aviat Networks. This agreement further
solidifies the company's role as a trusted partner of MTN Nigeria. Aviat
Networks currently provides a broad set of value-added services including
network design and planning, inventory and spares management and product
support across a broad spectrum of Aviat supplied products. Aviat Networks
will be leveraging its proven approach to managing the receipt and shipment of
products within the Nigerian sector.
"This agreement with MTN Nigeria lays the foundation to offer additional
managed telecom services across our overall customer base," says Heinz Stumpe,
Aviat Networks Chief Sales Officer and Senior Vice President. "It opens a new
source of business for us upon which we intend to build."
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
About the MTN Group
Launched in 1994, MTN is a global telecommunications group, operating in 22
countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The countries are: Afghanistan,
Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea
Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville),
Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. The
MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the
share code: "MTN."
SOURCE Aviat Networks, Inc.
Contact: Gary Croke, Aviat Networks, Inc., (650) 248-3400,
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