Aviat Networks, Inc
) has received a $13-million contract from the State of Oregon's
Radio System for providing microwave backhaul equipment and
services. The State's Radio System supports two critical
departments - Oregon State Police (OSP) and the Oregon Department
of Transportation (ODOT).
Aviat Networks is a leading provider of microwave networking
solutions that transform communications networks to address the
growing network traffic. Aviat will be deploying its Eclipse
IRU600 microwave radios and third-party equipment to upgrade and
consolidate the state's emergency first responder radio
The project is believed to provide the foundation for
integration of state agency and other public safety radio systems
into an interoperable network. Thus, it will help police
officers, transportation workers and other public safety
officials to communicate across jurisdictions.
Aviat has been operating in Oregon for the past two decades.
With this critical contract on board, it further emphasizes the
State's trust on Aviat's microwave networking solutions.
In addition, North America has been a primary market for Aviat
Networks as it contributed about 37% of the company's total
revenue. In the last reported quarter (3Q12), North America
reported revenues of $52.9 million, which was 24.2% above the
prior-year quarter and 27.8% higher sequentially.
Aviat primarily designs, manufactures and markets a wide range
of wireless networking products, solutions and services to mobile
and fixed operators, private network operators, government
agencies, transportation and utility companies, public safety
agencies and broadcast network operators around the world.
Aviat currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Some other
companies from the same industry and worth mentioning at the
Mitel Networks Corporation
Motorola Solutions Inc
Sonus Networks Inc
). All three have a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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