BATS Wireless and Aviat Networks form High-Capacity Wireless Broadband Solutions Partnership for the Energy Market

Companies will Market Stabilized Antenna Tracking Systems for FPSOs, Other Offshore Communications Applications

INDIANAPOLIS - BATS Wireless (BATS) and Aviat Networks (NASDAQ: AVNW) have formed a partnership to market stabilized antenna tracking systems. The BATS systems, when coupled with Aviat's industry-leading microwave radios, deliver ultra high-capacity connectivity for both mobile and nomadic vehicles and vessels.

Ideal for the unique demands of the energy market, the joint solution will provide the flexibility needed for nomadic, offshore corporate networks. It will deliver a wealth of cutting-edge wireless communications and data opportunities to floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSO), FSO and drillship operators and will enable end-users access to faster, more adaptive networks for production, voice, video and crew comfort solutions. BATS' antenna systems provide connect and track technology, allowing for the dynamic connection and continual movement of stabilized, high-throughput, point-to-point (PTP) microwave communications.

"Together with BATS we have built an integrated system that we believe offers the best solution for secure and highly reliable communications to moving platforms such as FPSOs," says Brian Jakins, Aviat Networks Vice President of Sales Services, Africa. "We are delighted this partnership with BATS has already borne fruit and look forward to building on these successes."

"We are pleased to be working with Aviat on delivering dynamic, high-capacity BATS systems to operators around the world," says Phillip Cramer, VP Sales Marketing, BATS. "We are confident BATS and Aviat will be able to provide a flexible solution that meets the unique network needs of each Aviat customer. Our partnership is delivering a new choice for the Energy market; allowing organizations to enjoy the same flexibility, reliability, and security offshore as they do for their fixed microwave networks on land."

About BATS Wireless

Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems (BATS) provides a proprietary software and hardware platform that locates, locks and tracks wireless broadband communication access points. Through the use of its industry-first automated microwave tracking and stabilization platform, BATS enables organizations to rapidly deploy self-healing, fixed or mobile broadband wireless networks over long distances without skilled technical resources.

Every day - whether on the battlefield, oil field, or airfield, BATS' technology is proven in some of the harshest environments on earth; providing organizations access to their critical communications. To learn more, visit:

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 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 more than 100 countries around the world. For more information, visit: or connect with Aviat Networks on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


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