Aviat Networks to modernise MTN South Africa’s backhaul network

Microwave networking solutions firm Aviat Networks has announced a three-year turnkey agreement with MTN South Africa, part of the MTN Group.

Aviat will modernise the operator’s mobile backhaul network and expand network services by installing CTR microwave networking solutions.

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

“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,” says Michael Pangia, CEO and president, Aviat Networks.

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