Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading worldwide provider of WiMAX
broadband wireless access networks, announced today that LeRu Telecom of
Missouri, has chosen Airspan to supply HiperMAX base stations and related CPEs
in the 3.65 GHz band in the U.S. Airspan will supply its WiMAX equipment through
its U.S. channel partner, Stutler Technologies. This announcement follows the
recent FCC approval for Airspans HiperMAX base station in the 3.65GHz band in
the United States, the first MIMOenabled WiMAX solution to receive such
LeRu Telecom offers telephone services and various Internetrelated services as
well as Digital Video Service in the rural Missouri region. LeRu Telecom will
use Airspans 3.65GHz WiMAX solution to provide these services to its wireless
"LeRu Telecom has been a long standing and valued customer for Airspan and we
are pleased to work with them as they migrate their network to 3.65 GHz WiMAX,"
said Amit Ancikovsky, Airspans Vice President & General Manager, Americas.
"This initiative underscores the momentum we are beginning to see with existing,
new and potential customers as they look closely at our 3.65GHz products."
The 3.65GHz solution adds to Airspans product lines for the U.S., which already
includes products that operate in the 700MHz through 5GHz frequency bands.
About Stutler Technologies
Stutler Technologies is one of the nations largest System Integrators for major
wireless equipment manufacturers and specializes in complete RF, telephony,
networking and tower services as well as continued education and support of our
customers networks. Stutler Technologies specifically caters to the needs and
issues of The Rural Telephone Community and actively works with both licensed
and unlicensed fixed wireless deployments in 39 states.
About Airspan Networks Inc.
Airspan Networks provides wireless voice and broadband data systems and
solutions for the fixed and mobile WiMAX and WiFi markets, including Voice Over
IP (VoIP). Its wireless products serve operators around the world in both
licensed and unlicensed frequency bands between 700 MHz and 6 GHz. Airspan has a
strong wireless product roadmap that includes WiMAX Forum Certified equipment
and products meeting 802.11 a/b/g WiFi standards, Airspans HiperMAX and
MicroMAX base station products support portable and mobile 802.16e2005 WiMAX
alongside fixed and nomadic 802.162004 products. Airspan products also include
"self install" and professionally installed customer premise equipment. Airspan
is on the Board and is a founder member of the WiMAX Forum and a member of the
WiFi Alliance. The Company has deployments in more than 100 countries with more
than 400 operators, 100 of which use Airspans WiMAX Forum Certified and
noncertified products. Airspans wireless systems are based on radio technology
that delivers excellent area coverage, high security and resistance to fading.
These systems can be deployed rapidly and cost effectively, providing an
attractive alternative to traditional wired communications networks. Airspan
also offers radio planning, network installation, integration, training and
support services to facilitate the deployment and operation of its systems.
Airspan is an international telecommunications equipment provider headquartered
in Boca Raton, Florida. More information on Airspan can be found at http://www.airspan.com.
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