Ceragon’s New Energy-Efficient Long Haul Radio Solution Cuts Power Consumption by Up To 30%

TEL AVIV, Israel , June 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Ceragon Networks
Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CRNT), a leading provider of high-capacity, 4G/
LTE-Ready wireless backhaul networks, today introduced the newest member of
its FibeAir RFU (Radio Frequency Unit) solutions family. The Green Mode
RFU-HP makes for unique, energy-efficient 1Gb IP Trunk radio implementations.
Featuring an adjustable power mode the Green Mode RFU-HP can reduce radio
link power consumption by as much as 30% compared with existing solutions.
The new RFU-HP is combined with Ceragon advanced FibeAir IP-10 platforms, for
a complete, feature-rich IP solution with an unmatched, low total cost of

A critical design issue for current wireless networks is the development
suitable architectures that can efficiently reduce power consumption, thereby
increasing the operational lifetime of the network, while cutting operational
expenditure. Ceragon's Green Mode RFU-HP offers automatic control of both the
power consumption as well as the transmission power, ensuring that no excess
energy is used while the network operates in “steady state”. Under fading
conditions the power is automatically increased to compensate for signal loss
and to ensure the link continues to meet the required performance level.

Ideal for any deployment configuration, all-indoor, split-mount and
all-outdoor, Ceragon's new radio system can provide additional and
significant power savings across an entire telecommunication network, without
compromising performance and availability. In addition, the New RFU-HP comes
with the following unique capabilities:

    - Highest available transmit power - Supporting transmit power of up to
      32dBm, both in split and all indoor configurations, , the Green Mode
      RFU-HP offers unmatched performance, extending wireless links over
      longer distances with enhanced availability. This feature also allows
      carriers to use smaller, less costly antennas without compromising the
      link's reach or performance.
    - High capacity - Operating in any standard channel bandwidth up to 56
      Mhz, Green Mode RFU-HP delivers up to 500Mbps on a single channel, and
      up to 1Gbps using cross polarization Interference Canceller (XPIC).

    Additional Power and Cost Saving Benefits

    - All-outdoor Trunk IP Networks - RFU-HP can be deployed in combination
      with Ceragon's advanced FibeAir IP-10 solutions family in all-outdoor
      configurations. Allowing for zero footprint deployments, the combined
      solution can scale up to offer up to 5 Gbps of guaranteed traffic.
      Requiring no heating or cooling devices, it helps operators to achieve
      additional power savings.
    - Support for asymmetric transmission - Unlike competing radio systems,
      RFU-HP can be used in asymmetric mode (higher bandwidths downstream,
      lower bandwidths upstream). This allows operators to design smarter
      network architectures with lower equipment costs and reduced power
      consumption across the entire network.
    - Adaptive Transmit Power & Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) -
      Ensuring that each microwave radio is automatically optimized to
      provide the best performance under changing weather conditions.
      Adaptive transmit power is used to lower the signal output power when
      environmental conditions are good in order to reduce power consumption
      and network interference. ACM is a technology that allows the wireless
      link to adjust itself to changing weather conditions in order to
      support several types of availability for different types of service.

“As the industry experts in radio technology, we continue to provide real
benefit to our customers by helping them to make communication services
accessible everywhere,” said Ira Palti , President and Chief Executive Officer
of Ceragon. “By reducing the cost and power requirements of wireless long
haul solutions Ceragon enables operators to profitably serve remote
communities. We plan to continue and strengthen our offering and to solidify
our technological leadership.”

About Ceragon Networks Ltd.

Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CRNT) is a leading provider of
high capacity LTE/4G ready wireless backhaul solutions that enable cellular
operators and other wireless service providers to deliver voice and data
services, such as Internet browsing, music and video applications. Our
wireless backhaul solutions use microwave technology to transfer large
amounts of telecommunication traffic between base stations and the core of
the service provider's network. Designed to enable risk-free migration from
legacy to next-generation backhaul networks, our solutions provide fiber-like
connectivity for circuit-switched, or SONET/SDH, networks, next generation
Ethernet/Internet Protocol, or IP-based, networks, and hybrid networks that
combine circuit-switched and IP-based networks. Our solutions support all
wireless access technologies, including GSM, CDMA, EV-DO, HSPA, LTE and
WiMAX. These solutions allow wireless service providers to cost-effectively
and seamlessly evolve their network from circuit-switched and hybrid concepts
to all IP thereby meeting the increasing demands by the growing numbers of
subscribers and the increasing demand for mobile data services. We also
provide our solutions to businesses and public institutions that operate
their own private communications networks. Our solutions are deployed by more
than 200 service providers of all sizes, as well as in hundreds of private
networks, in more than 130 countries. More information is available at

Ceragon Networks(R), CeraView(R), FibeAir(R), the FibeAir(R) design mark
and Native2(R) are registered trademarks., and Ceragon(TM), PolyView(TM),
ConfigAir(TM), CeraMon(TM), EtherAir(TM), QuickAir(TM), QuickAir Partner
Program(TM), QuickAir Partner Certification Program(TM), QuickAir Partner
Zone(TM), EncryptAir(TM) and Microwave Fiber(TM) are trademarks of Ceragon
Networks Ltd.

This press release may contain statements concerning Ceragon's future
prospects that are “forward-looking statements” under the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on current
expectations and projections that involve a number of risks and
uncertainties. There can be no assurance that future results will be
achieved, and actual results could differ materially from forecasts and
estimates. These are important factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially from forecasts and estimates. These risks and
uncertainties, as well as others, are discussed in greater detail in
Ceragon's Annual Report on Form 20-F and Ceragon's other filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as
of the date on which they are made and Ceragon undertakes no commitment to
revise or update any forward-looking statement in order to reflect events or
circumstances after the date any such statement is made.

    Company and Investor Contact:   Media Contact:
    Yoel Knoll
    Ceragon Networks Ltd.           Karen Quatromoni
    +972-3-766-6419                 Rainier Communications
                                    Tel: +1-508-475-0025 x150     

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