Airspan Demos Intel Chip

Airspan demonstrates its self-installable, indoor WiMax CPE at the launch of Intel's WiMax system-on-a-chip

April 25, 2005

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LONDON -- Airspan Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRN), a leading provider ofbroadband wireless solutions, announced today that its revolutionary, self-installable, indoorWiMAX customer premises equipment (CPE), known as the EasyST, was showcased workingover-the-air at the launch of Intel’s WiMAX system-on-a-chip.

The EasyST, which uses Intel Corporation’s Pro/Wireless 5116 broadband interface, connectsIP-enabled devices directly to WiMAX networks and can be installed indoors by end users withinminutes without the need for costly truck-roll installations by an operator. Designed for theresidential and small enterprise markets, the device is also the world’s first integrated voice anddata WiMAX product, supporting two voice lines and an Ethernet connection. It can also act asan 802.11 Wi-Fi access point.

Jonathan Paget, Chief Operating Officer of Airspan Networks, said: “We are pleased to makethis announcement, as it demonstrates our leadership position in the WiMAX market. Indoor,self-installable CPEs are the key to unlocking WiMAX’s potential.”

Paul Senior, Vice President of Marketing at Airspan Networks added: “This is an exciting event.Airspan and Intel have been working together for over two years to bring WiMAX to the market,and the EasyST is the product of our joint vision for an indoor, self-installable WiMAX CPE thatmakes WiMAX a scaleable, mass market proposition.”

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