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Aviat Networks, Inc. (AVNW) Formerly Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. (HSTX), President and Chief Executive Officer to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Aviat Networks, Inc. (AVNW) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City’s Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Harald Braun, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aviat Networks, Inc., will preside over the NASDAQ Opening Bell.

To coincide with the bell ringing ceremony, Harris Stratex will also announce today that the company is adopting Aviat Networks as their new worldwide corporate name and brand identity. The updated Aviat Networks name and logo represent a culmination of the Company’s transformation over the last three years from that of a specialized microwave backhaul equipment vendor into a world-class, advanced IP network solutions provider with a comprehensive portfolio of IP migration solutions and lifecycle services. 

During a press conference after the bell ringing, Harald Braun will discuss how the new company, Aviat Networks, is uniquely positioned to enable operators to accelerate their migration to an all-broadband future and capitalize on the explosive growth of mobile data traffic around the globe.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Thursday, January 28th, 2010 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET      

A press conference with Aviat Networks President and CEO Harald Braun will follow the bell ringing and begin approximately at 10:30 a.m. ET. Press are encouraged to RSVP to one of the media contacts below.


Aviat Networks:

Scott Smith

(408) 438-3408

Cara Porchia 

(415) 755-8523

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden

(646) 441-5045

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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About Aviat Networks:

Aviat Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:AVNW), previously known as Harris Stratex Networks, Inc., is the wireless expert in advanced IP network migration, building the foundation for the 4G/LTE broadband future. We offer best-of-breed transformational wireless solutions, including LTE-ready microwave backhaul, WiMAX access and a complete portfolio of essential service options that enable wireless public and private telecommunications operators to deliver advanced data, voice, video and mobility services around the world. Aviat is agile and 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 towards an all- IP future.    For more information, please visit or join the dialogue at


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