West Virginia Goes With Aviat Networks

Aviat Networks has announced that it has been selected by the State of West Virginia to expand their existing microwave network to provide high capacity IP transport connectivity, as part of the West Virginia Statewide Broadband Infrastructure Project. Construction is already underway and the project is scheduled for completion by the end of 2012.

The West Virginia Statewide Broadband Infrastructure Project will bring high-speed Internet access to underserved regions by expanding the State’s existing microwave public safety network. The expanded statewide network expects to directly connect more than 1,000 anchor institutions, including public safety agencies, public libraries, schools, government offices, and other critical community facilities, at speeds of up to 45 Mbps.

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