Alvarion® Launches Advanced BreezeMAX® PRO 6000 CPE To Enable A Cost-Effective Solution For Deployments In Fixed And Mobile Environments And Applications

Alvarion® Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR), a global provider of optimized wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of public and private networks, today announced the new BreezeMAX PRO 6000 CPE with technological breakthroughs for enhanced performance and simplicity. The BreezeMAX PRO 6000 CPE works together with Alvarion’s multi-technology portfolio of products creating a complete ecosystem for best cost-performance from end-to-end.

The BreezeMAX PRO 6000 is designed with extended coverage and high data throughput. Operators can benefit from a high performance solution, that is simple to install, maintain and operate, helping to reduce CAPEX and OPEX. This advanced outdoor CPE offers a wide frequency range from 3.3 GHz up to 3.8 GHz. The BreezeMAX PRO 6000 saves time and money with innovative installation breakthroughs, such as LED and Tone connectivity indicators, outdoor voice and data on one unit, and a single cable for both voice and data.

By incorporating customer feedback and years of hands-on field experience, the BreezeMAX PRO 6000 is released with a full software feature set (IPCS-NAT, IPCS-BM, ETH-CS, improved ND&S, class 5 voice services) minimizing compatibility issues and allowing customers to quickly connect more subscribers by just adding the CPE to the existing network.

“The technological foresight in this new CPE delivers our vision of multi-technology platforms to our customers,” states Hezi Lapid, President and CEO of Alvarion. “By combining product interoperability, we have created a paradigm shift in the way our customers are able to build and provide network coverage with the assured quality offered by Alvarion and our technically-proven track record.”

The BreezeMAX PRO 6000 is interoperable with the newly introduced BreezeCOMPACT base station, delivering a simple to operate, cost-effective, high capacity network solution. This solution utilizes the high antenna gain and transmit power of the BreezeMAX PRO 6000, together with the small tower footprint and high capacity of the BreezeCOMPACT to reduce the density of base stations required in a network layout. The result is a feasible deployment in rural areas that previously required a large Macro installation.

“We approached Alvarion with a need to expand quickly, reduce cost and improve flexibility of our 4G deployment,” said David Miles, Chief Network Officer at Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading rural broadband provider. “By combining the BreezeCOMPACT base station with the outdoor CPE solution we will be able to provide a superior broadband solution for our customers.”

About Xplornet Communications Inc.

Headquartered in Woodstock, New Brunswick, Xplornet Communications Inc. (formerly Barrett Xplore Inc.) is Canada's leading rural broadband provider. We believe everyone should have access to the transformative benefits of broadband, so we make our service available everywhere in Canada, including the hard to reach places. We overcome the challenges of Canada’s vast geography through our deployment of Canada’s first national 4G network, which leverages both fixed-wireless towers on the ground and next-generation satellites in space. Our customers live in the farthest reaches of the country and just outside of major urban centres, and through our coast-to-coast network of local dealers we connect them to all that the Internet offers. Xplornet is high-speed Internet - for all of Canada.
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About Alvarion

Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALVR) provides optimized wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of telecom operators, smart cities, security, and enterprise customers. Our innovative solutions are based on multiple technologies across licensed and unlicensed spectrums. ( www.alvarion.com)

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the current expectations or beliefs of Alvarion’s management and are subject to various factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: our failure to fully implement our 2012 strategic plan, our inability to reallocate our resources and rationalize our business in a more efficient manner, potential impact on our business of the current global macro-economic uncertainties, the inability of our customers to obtain credit to purchase our products as a result of global credit market conditions, the failure to fund projects under the U.S. broadband stimulus program, continued delays in 4G license allocation in certain countries; the failure of the products for the 4G market to develop as anticipated; our inability to capture market share in the expected growth of the 4G market as anticipated, due to, among other things, competitive reasons or failure to execute in our sales, marketing or manufacturing objectives; the failure of our strategic initiatives to enable us to more effectively capitalize on market opportunities as anticipated; delays in the receipt of orders from customers and in the delivery by us of such orders; our failure to effectively integrate the business and technology of Wavion Inc., acquired by us in November 2011, into our products and realize the expected synergies from the acquisition; the failure of the markets for our (including Wavion's) products to grow as anticipated; our inability to further identify, develop and achieve success for new products, services and technologies; increased competition and its effect on pricing, spending, third-party relationships and revenues; our inability to establish and maintain relationships with commerce, advertising, marketing, and technology providers; and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company’s annual reports on Form 20-F as well as in other filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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