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Introduction

5G will drive the need for more capacity and reliability upgrades, and while fiber can prove cost prohibitive, microwave transport provides a solution for mobile services and other transport needs where required.

Highlights

  • Aviat Network's WTM 4800 is first to integrate traditional microwave and e-band in a single enclosed unit saving lease space on tower as well as energy usage.
  • Aviat Design provides the industry-first, complete multi-band design tool available on the cloud. Multiband path calculations can be done with a few clicks with detailed drill-downs into more complex parameters.
  • Multiband comes with a new antenna to support narrow-beam e-band and wide-beam traditional microwave. This combination simplifies antenna alignment speeding deployment and improves immunity to tower movement improving reliability.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses Aviat Networks WTM 4800 solution.
  • Analyzes the where multiband best fits.

Key questions answered

  • 5G will require high capacity and high reliability backhaul while keeping costs in line.
  • Microwave can support high capacity and reliability.
  • Aviat Network’s WTM 4800 is first to integrate traditional microwave and e-band in a single enclosed unit saving lease space on tower as well as energy usage.
  • Aviat design provides the industry first complete multi-band design tool available on the cloud.

Table of contents

Summary

  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

Evaluation

  • Background
  • Aviat's multiband products and services
  • Business model and commercial strategy

Appendix

  • On the Radar
  • Further reading
  • Author