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Ceragon Provides High-Capacity Wireless Backhaul Solutions to Globacom Nigeria

September 28, 2010

Paramus, New Jersey, September 28, 2010 - Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT),
the provider of high-capacity, 4G/LTE-Ready wireless backhaul networks, announced today that
Globacom Nigeria (Glo) will utilize Ceragon’s advanced FibeAir IP-10 solution for backhauling
voice and data services as part of its broadband access solutions portfolio for enterprise users.
Glo, a leading African telecom operator, will also benefit from Ceragon’s comprehensive
management software and installation services.

Glo offers a variety of services including mobile broadband access, voice/data access to
business and more. The company has over 25 million subscribers in Nigeria and owns network
assets in other African markets including Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Gambia.
“Our customers rely on us to deliver reliable, value-add voice and data applications,” said
Mohammed Jameel, COO of Globacom. “By using Ceragon’s backhaul solutions, we can ensure
a constant, high-quality transmission and high capacity services.”

Ceragon’s solutions allow for a simple and cost efficient migration path to all-IP, highcapacity
wireless backhaul networks. The company’s cutting edge FibeAir IP-10 solutions
coupled with high-transmit power radio frequency units (RFUs) enable higher capacities at any
link budget, improving access, aggregation and backbone/long-haul transport applications.
Ceragon has also recently launched an energy-efficient RFU which implements adaptive power
technology to increase link length and capacity while reducing the overall system power

“Nigeria is one of the world’s most important markets for broadband services and is
currently ranked as the largest online market in Africa.” said Ira Palti, President and Chief
Executive Officer of Ceragon. “Our technology makes wireless broadband applications accessible
and more affordable by providing high quality radio transmission. Furthermore our professional
services offering and 24/7 support matches the needs of operators such as Glo. Ceragon is
committed to increasing our footprint in Africa, and Nigeria in particular, working with industry
leaders in this expanding market.”