MTN South Africa Awards Three-Year Turnkey Contract to Aviat Networks

MTN South Africa Awards Three-Year Turnkey Contract to Aviat Networks Image Credit: Aviat

Aviat Networks, the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced a new three-year turnkey agreement with MTN South Africa, an operating company under the MTN Group. Aviat will modernize the operator’s mobile backhaul network and expand network services by installing CTR microwave networking solutions to support its capacity and coverage requirements, especially to support its fast growing mobile data subcribers.

Headquartered in South Africa, the MTN group has 227.5 million subscribers across its 22 operations in Africa and Middle East.

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

Michael Pangia, CEO and president, Aviat Networks
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. 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.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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