Achieve seamless switchover with single-box multi-band vs. multi-box multi-band
  • November 19, 2020

Achieve seamless switchover with single-box multi-band vs. multi-box multi-band

Some multi-box Multi-Band solutions currently available on the market fail to provide a seamless switchover between the traditional microwave and E-band frequencies when the E-band portion becomes unavailable—leading to reduced capacity and the need for manual intervention to correct the link’s performance.

5 ways to improve your all-outdoor microwave radio buying process
  • November 16, 2020

5 ways to improve your all-outdoor microwave radio buying process

Most radio buying processes haven’t changed for years. Some orders are still placed by picking up the phone, emailing a request, waiting for a response, and then juggling multiple POs. It’s such a long process to manage from start to finish. Aviat Store solves all those issues and more.

Whitepaper: FAS Finds Interference...Now What?
  • October 23, 2020

Whitepaper: FAS Finds Interference…Now What?

Aviat’s new service offering helps you quickly find and address interference issues to protect your network. Aviat’s FAS (Frequency Assurance Software) offers sophisticated, well-tested monitoring and analysis of unlicensed 6 GHz—and can trigger corrective action to protect link stability.

Part 1: Aviat's System Gain Advantage and the Positive Impact on your Microwave Network's Total Cost of Ownership
  • October 13, 2020

Part 1: Aviat’s System Gain Advantage and the Positive Impact on your Microwave Network’s Total Cost of Ownership

One of the most significant contributors to the total cost of ownership of a microwave transmission network is the antenna sub-system.

How Africell Sierra Leone enhanced the capacity of its 26 link backbone with 4x4 MIMO
  • September 24, 2020

How Africell Sierra Leone enhanced the capacity of its 26 link backbone with 4×4 MIMO

The backbone deployment consisted of
26 links
all utilizing the same 4×4 MIMO configuration.

Africell Sierra Leone is a mobile network operator in West Africa with over 4 million subscribers who had just launched 4G in 2018 on their radio access network. This launch caused capacity constraints on the transport layer of their network.

What to look for in a microwave radios and accessories online store
  • September 17, 2020

What to look for in a microwave radios and accessories online store

Whether you need to buy one microwave link, one hundred or who knows – one thousand!? You want the ordering process to go as smoothly as possible, and you want a one-stop-shop where you can purchase your radios, antennas, licenses and accessories. When selecting your microwave online store you’ll want to look for specific features including:

Field Test Report: Aviat Participates in Field Testing on 6 GHz Unlicensed Devices with Ameren and EPRI
  • August 20, 2020

Field Test Report: Aviat Participates in Field Testing on 6 GHz Unlicensed Devices with Ameren and EPRI

Aviat, Ameren, EPRI unlicensed to licensed radio interference field test report

In response to the FCC announcement of the expanded use of unlicensed equipment into the 6 GHz band, Aviat Networks, along with Ameren (utility operator with large Aviat install base) and EPRI (non-profit research & development organization), agreed to execute a series of field tests to determine potential impact unlicensed equipment could present into an existing microwave radio path.

Did you know? ...combining a microwave and millimeter wave solution can achieve significant savings on spectrum costs
  • August 14, 2020

Did you know? …combining a microwave and millimeter wave solution can achieve significant savings on spectrum costs

Microwave spectrum cost is one of the largest TCO elements in many countries around the world, and as capacity demands grow, more spectrum is required. By combining a microwave and millimeter wave solution in the same product, like with Multiband radio, customers can achieve significant savings on spectrum costs.

TWS successfully trials Aviat WTM 4800 multi-band solution during mid-winter
  • August 5, 2020

TWS successfully trials Aviat WTM 4800 multi-band solution during mid-winter

TWS technologies, based in the Netherlands, are always looking for new systems to enable reliable connections for their customers, anytime, anywhere.

Safaricom deploys Aviat Multi-Band to dramatically lower their backhaul TCO
  • July 23, 2020

Safaricom deploys Aviat Multi-Band to dramatically lower their backhaul TCO

Safaricom, the largest telecom company in Kenya, recently selected Aviat’s WTM 4800 multi-band radio platform to support their 5G backhaul rollout.

Digicel and Aviat establish 166km link in Papua New Guinea between its two largest cities
  • July 15, 2020

Digicel and Aviat establish 166km link in Papua New Guinea between its two largest cities

In 2015, PNG outlined its Vision 2050, committing the government to promote the social and economic development of the nation by that date. National leaders spoke of W.W. Rostow’s five-stage model of development. The second of those stages is all important: the building of infrastructure necessary for the success of all sectors of economic and social life, which includes manufacturing, technology, transportation, and communication.

Top 5 actions a Licensed Microwave Operator should take in response to the new 6 GHz RLAN initiative (Wi-Fi 6E)
  • June 30, 2020

Top 5 actions a Licensed Microwave Operator should take in response to the new 6 GHz RLAN initiative (Wi-Fi 6E)

RLAN (Radio Local Area Network), a regulator’s technical term for Wi-Fi, got a new update in 2020, with FCC opening a 1,200 MHz of channel bandwidth between 5.925 GHz and 7.125 GHz. This operation of unlicensed devices across the current 6 GHz band enables the next generation of wireless broadband called Wi-Fi 6E.

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