TEL AVIV, Israel, May 4, 2009 - Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CRNT), a
leading provider of high-capacity, LTE-Ready wireless backhaul solutions, today announced that
its advanced FibeAir® IP solutions are deployed by Stelera Wireless, a pure-play (data only)
wireless broadband services provider headquartered in Oklahoma City. Utilizing Ceragon’s
solutions, Strelera is building out a high-capacity wireless backbone that would serve to bring the
benefit of broadband internet access to underserved communities in rural America. Initial
equipment orders are valued at over $1 million.
Stelera brings advanced high-speed internet access services to rural America using HSPA
(high-speed packet access) technology. The company holds licenses for spectrum covering a
population of 6 million people, in ten states and over 300 cities. Stelera plans to offer service to
55 of these cities by the end of 2009, bridging the digital divide to the benefit of businesses and
homes throughout rural America, with additional build out of its network in 2010.
“Ceragon solutions allow us to cost-efficiently build a wireless network that is optimized for
delivering high-speed, value added data services,” said Ed Evans, Chairman & CEO of Stelera
Wireless. “Our company is determined to bring broadband connectivity to consumers that, until
today, were virtually disconnected. Using Ceragon solutions we can now expand our network
reach and serve new markets more quickly.”
“We are very pleased to have been selected by an innovative wireless broadband service provider like Stelera,” said Ira Palti, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ceragon. “Data applications will continue to drive the mobile backhaul market in developed markets. With its strong wireless IP solutions portfolio, Ceragon is well positioned to play a key role in the ongoing expansion of wireless broadband networks.”
About Stelera Wireless
Stelera Wireless is a leader in the technology of broadband services for rural markets. It is committed to providing customers with the latest and most robust technology to provide the fastest data speeds available.
Stelera Wireless owns 42 licenses to cover approximately 6 million people in 9 states and 300 cities and towns across the United States, and is dedicated to provide superior services to each area. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Stelera Wireless is a privately held company.
For more information on Stelera Wireless products and services, visit www.stelerawireless.com.