SANTA CLARA, Calif. , Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), a leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced that it will be exhibiting at AfricaCom 2012, November 13-15, in Cape Town, South Africa. The company will highlight its LTE-proven microwave solutions at this leading telecommunications conference in Africa. For Africa's mobile operators planning their rollout of LTE wireless technology, this is an important opportunity to learn about the advantages of Aviat's LTE-proven technology. Aviat's understanding of large national LTE deployments provides relevant lessons for all African operators who are modernizing their networks to add capacity, reduce complexity and migrate to IP—all of which will be critical for the eventual introduction of LTE. Aviat is already leveraging this experience in an early LTE deployment for one of the continent's major carriers. During the show, Aviat Networks will be sharing its experiences deploying LTE backhaul in the largest LTE networks in the world. African mobile operators can benefit from this guidance to sort out the many confusing topics and uncertainties about LTE backhaul. To find out more, visit Aviat Networks in booth B2 of the Cape Town International Convention Center. About Aviat Networks Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW) is a leading global provider of microwave networking solutions transforming communications networks to handle the exploding growth of IP-centric, multi-Gigabit data services. With more than 750,000 systems installed around the world, Aviat Networks provides LTE-proven microwave networking solutions to mobile operators, including some of the largest and most advanced 4G/LTE networks in the world. Public safety, utility, government and defense organizations also trust Aviat Networks' solutions for their mission-critical applications where reliability is paramount. In conjunction with its networking solutions, Aviat Networks provides a comprehensive suite of localized professional and support services enabling customers to effectively and seamlessly migrate to next generation Carrier Ethernet/IP networks. For more than 50 years, customers have relied on Aviat Networks' high performance and scalable solutions to help them maximize their investments and solve their most challenging network problems. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Aviat Networks operates in 46 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.aviatnetworks.com or connect with Aviat Networks on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn . About AfricaCom 2012 Now in its 15th year, AfricaCom is embracing all aspects of the converging telecoms, media & ICT sectors to deliver the most inspiring, exciting and thought-provoking event yet. With 200-plus speakers and over 125 scheduled hours of value-packed content, and newly extended to three days, AfricaCom offers something for everyone: visionary keynotes, specialized streams, interactive panel discussions, workshops, demos, networking opportunities and more: Broadband, multiplatform content, OTT providers, cloud computing, apps, convergence. Africa's communications market has fully embraced the possibilities of the digital world and has become a hotbed for innovation. The AfricaCom program has been overhauled to reflect the market's vibrant new dynamics. The conference will provide the best opportunity for all stakeholders to debate the changes in the digital ecosystem, to share visions, to build partnerships and to develop attractive services that will fit the needs of customers. New with an extra day, the program includes eye-opening keynotes, engaging focus sessions, three collocated conferences, compelling workshops, more interactive panels and expertise from a much wider range of digital experts. For more information, see http://africa.comworldseries.com. SOURCE Aviat Networks, Inc.