Direct On PC Selects Aviat Networks' WiMAX Solution for Broadband Deployment in Nigeria

By Aviat Networks Inc., PRNE
Sunday, November 7, 2010

Global Wireless Experience Leveraged for Rapid, Cost-effective Rollout

SANTA CLARA, California, November 8, 2010 - Aviat Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVNW), a leading wireless expert in
advanced IP migration solutions, today announced that Direct On PC Limited,
the leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) in West Africa, has chosen to
deploy its StarMAX(TM) WiMAX Broadband system including base stations,
Wireless Services Gateway (WSG) and end-user devices to provide broadband
services to underserved areas of Nigeria.

Aviat Networks' high-performance WiMAX system allows service providers to
offer numerous configuration options and services including pre-paid or
post-paid accounts and secure VLAN services for enterprise and small business
customers all from the same wireless network. This allows each network
component to be fully utilized to maximize revenue while maintaining the
flexibility to scale up capacity and coverage as necessary.

The wireless infrastructure equipment and services contract includes
approximately 200 base station locations. Initially, this equipment will be
deployed throughout Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria and second largest in
Africa. Subsequent installations will occur in Abuja, the national capital,
and Port Harcourt, the primary Nigerian port and also one of Nigeria's
largest cities.

"We have developed a strong reputation delivering the best broadband
experience for our personal and business customers," said Mahesh Sadhwani,
vice chairman, Direct On PC. "With Aviat Networks' comprehensive worldwide
experience in deploying wireless solutions and substantial local presence in
Nigeria, we know the company will be a strong partner to help rapidly meet
the demands of our growing market."

"Aviat Networks is very excited to work with Direct On PC," said Trevor
, Aviat Networks vice president sales and service, Africa Region. "As
Nigeria is one of the fastest growing telecom markets in the world, together
our two companies have designed a solution that not only fulfills all current
end customer expectations but also scales to meet capacity needs for future
growth and applications."

About Aviat Networks

Aviat Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVNW), previously known as Harris Stratex
Networks, Inc., is a leading wireless expert in advanced IP network
migration, building the foundation for the 4G/LTE broadband future. We offer
best-of-breed wireless transmission solutions including LTE-ready microwave
backhaul and a complete portfolio of essential service options that enable
wireless public and private telecommunications operators to deliver advanced
data, voice and video and mobility services around the world. Aviat Networks
is agile, adaptive and anticipates what's coming, to help our customers make
the right choices. Our products and services are designed for flexible
evolution, no matter what the future brings. With global reach and local
presence on the ground, we work by the side of our customers allowing them to
quickly and cost effectively seize new market and service opportunities while
managing migration toward an all-IP future. For more information, please
visit or join the dialogue at

About Direct On PC Limited

Direct On PC Ltd, (DOPC) is the leading Internet Service Provider in
Nigeria & West Africa, providing Enterprise, Corporate and Retail solutions
pertaining to Intranet, Internet, Virtual Private Networks, Data Centre
Services and End-to-End Network solutions. In a span of just three and a half
years, DOPC has installed over 2,000 VSATs and 2,000 wireless links in 95
cities of Nigeria and other West African Countries. The company has bagged
the best ISP award in Nigerian IT & Telecom Awards (NITTA) consecutively for
the last three years. DOPC has made substantial investments in the satellite
space segments, technology, bandwidth, manpower and infrastructure. DOPC
believes in providing the best after-sales service support to its customers.
The company has partnerships with leading international vendors to provide
the most updated technologies and Services in the country. The company is a
member of Bhojraj Chanrai group headquartered in Lagos with branches in Port
Harcourt and Abuja.

Cynthia Johnson, Aviat Networks, +1-408-550-3321, cynthia.johnson at; Anurag Garg, Managing Director, Direct On PC Ltd, +234-1-270-1700 ext. 257, anurag at

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