Siemens ICN selects Alvarion's BreezeMax 3500 platform based on the IEEE 802.16/ETSI HiperMAN standards

July 14, 2004

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TEL-AVIV -- Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR) today announced that Siemens Information and Communication Networks has selected Alvarion as supplier for the BreezeMAX(TM) 3500 solution - the first product Alvarion introduced as part of its recently launched WiMAX Platform. The BreezeMAX platform is a carrier-class IEEE 802.16/HiperMAN-compliant system with fast ROI for the residential and business wireless DSL, MDU/MTU, hotspot backhauling and home networking markets.

"The agreement with Siemens has been a cornerstone of our success, and we are proud to be selected by Siemens Information and Communication to provide our BreezeMAX solution during this exciting period for the wireless broadband industry," said Zvi Slonimsky, CEO of Alvarion.

The BreezeMAX platform is a high-performance broadband wireless solution built from the ground up based on the IEEE 802.16/ETSI HiperMAN standards and WiMAX Forum profiles. The culmination of Alvarion's decade of BWA technological leadership, its founding role in the WiMAX Forum, and its WiMAX development partnership with Intel, the BreezeMAX platform incorporates core wireless innovations and leverages Alvarion's ten-plus years of experience deploying OFDM systems in commercial broadband wireless access (BWA) networks. It is a carrier-class platform that delivers a host of high bandwidth applications from residential to business, MDU/MTU, hotspot backhauling and home networking. The BreezeMAX platform is designed to support WiMAX certified CPEs, which will incorporate the Intel WiMAX chip set as they become available in the market.

Siemens Information and Communications Networks Inc.

Alvarion Ltd.

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