Aviat Networks signs Microwave solution deal in Latin America

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Aviat Networks has bagged a turnkey project to supply an IP/MPLS Microwave solution for a government network in Latin America.

The Aviat Networks solution will be applied to a multi-agency private data network that allows police, security personnel and correctional facilities to share information more easily, quickly and reliably.

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The IP/MPLS Microwave solution will enable the network to support video surveillance, mobile communications, data traffic and other mission-critical applications used by government employees and first responders, according to Aviat Networks.

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Aviat Networks said CTR microwave routers support IP/MPLS-based VPN services claiming to empower the government to deliver seamless inter-agency communications.

As CTR will join the functionality of a microwave radio and router in a single device, the amount of equipment to buy, deploy and maintain will be cut down resulting in a simpler overall solution.

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The company said that in order to achieve further simplification for the customer, Aviat will deliver design, engineering and deployment services.

The microwave radio market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19 percent during the period 2016-2020, as per Global Microwave Radio Market 2016-2020 report. The report said the emergence of E-band and V-band radios will be a key trend for market growth.

E band and V band are the millimeter waves with regulated and unregulated frequency ranges. V band supports a range coverage of 500 to 700 meters for gigabit capacity.

Also, increase in demand for mobile data traffic will be a key driver for market growth, with the global mobile data traffic having increased by 4,000 times since 2006, conveys the report.

In 2015, the mobile network bore up to 10 gigabytes of data per month. Also, 4G connections were 14 percent of the total mobile connections in 2015 and contributed to 46 percent of the overall mobile data traffic.

3G access network contributed to 35 percent of the mobile connections and 44 percent of the total global mobile data traffic.

The mobile data consumption increased by 75 percent YoY in 2015, with data consumption of 3.7 exabytes per month, added the report.

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