Aug. 14, 2017 – Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced a new public safety project with Broward County, Florida. This project with Broward County, a brand new customer for Aviat, consists of microwave and router hardware, software and services to upgrade police, fire and emergency communications in the county.
Broward County joins other entities across Florida that depend on Aviat’s solutions including: the State Department of Transportation, the City of Ft. Lauderdale, the City of Miami Beach, and counties including: Collier, Lee, Martin, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Saint Lucie Fire, Sarasota/Manatee, and Volusia.
Aviat is providing the backhaul network including microwave and routing solutions for Broward County’s Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) ASTRO 25 system that will connect local first responders with agencies across the county for fast, efficient mission-critical communications. The backhaul network will provide reliable connectivity between radio system sites and dispatch locations.
“Motorola Solutions is pleased to provide Broward County, Fla. with a new state-of-the-art ASTRO 25 mission-critical communication system that will connect local first responders with agencies across the county,” said Marshall Wright, vice president of sales for Motorola Solutions. “We are also pleased to work with Aviat, who will provide the backhaul solution for system connectivity.”
“Public safety agencies face pressures to deliver always-on communications in face of natural disasters, emergency situations, large public gatherings, and other events,” states Michael Pangia, president and CEO, Aviat Networks. “With Aviat Networks, police, fire and other first responders get the industry’s most reliable and proven microwave and routing solutions for their critical communications.”