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MTN to Upgrade its Backhaul Network

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Aviat Networks has announced a new three year turnkey agreement with MTN South Africa, which is an existing customer. Aviat will modernize the operator's mobile backhaul network and expand network services by installing CTR microwave networking solutions.

"The combination of our microwave networking technology and full turnkey service capability was key to securing this business," says Brian Jakins, Aviat Networks, vice president, sales & services, Africa.

"This supplier agreement with MTN South Africa demonstrates the ways in which mobile operators in Africa have made a return to investing in network backhaul," says Michael Pangia, CEO and president, Aviat Networks. "Aviat continues to be a trusted partner of many top mobile operators in Africa. We look forward to working with them to modernize their networks."

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