Harris Stratex to Introduce TRuepoint 6400 High-Capacity Trunking at CTIA Wireless

March 19, 2008 at 12:00 AM EDT

Research Triangle Park, NC, March 19, 2008 - Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTX), the leading independent supplier of turnkey wireless transmission solutions, will introduce its newest digital microwave radio, the TRuepoint® 6400, at CTIA Wireless 2008 in Las Vegas April 1-3.

The TRuepoint 6400 provides the highest transmission power and system gain performance in its class. Designed for all-indoor configurations for backhaul and trunking of mobile, public safety, utility and local/state government networks, it supports flexible, software-selectable transport of DS1, DS3, OC-3/SONET and native Ethernet data, with a maximum of 180 Mbps per radio channel. Radio frequency coverage includes 6 GHz, 7/8 GHz, 10 GHz and 11 GHz FCC and NTIA frequency bands, as well as the 5.8 GHz UNII unlicensed band.

Harris Stratex Networks’ Eclipse Carrier Ethernet at Center of EANTC Showcase
The company  will take part in the Mobile Backhaul Interoperability Test and Showcase, located in booth #4119, organized by the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC) and supported by both the IP/MPLS Forum and the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). Harris Stratex will demonstrate the ability of the Eclipse® Carrier Ethernet over Wireless™ solution to deliver the functionality, performance and resilience required for tomorrow’s next-generation backhaul requirements by operating seamlessly within an MPLS, TMPLS and PBBTE network environment during the showcase.

Eclipse supports side-by-side native transport of both TDM and Carrier Ethernet over the same link, an essential capability for operators seeking a smooth, cost-effective migration path to next-generation packet-based networking with broadband service offerings. The Eclipse platform’s Liquid Bandwidth capability allows available capacity to be allocated to either voice or data traffic through software control.

Panel Sessions Highlight Harris Stratex Leadership in Backhaul Technology
Randy Jenkins, Harris Stratex director, North America marketing, will participate in the panel discussion “Scaling for the Future: Backhauling Mobile WiMAX,” from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2 in Room N245 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. This panel will focus on the status of mobile WiMAX as an IP-based and data-centric network, and how it can sidestep the backhaul challenges of traditional cellular networks by using next-generation backhaul solutions.

Paul Kennard, chief technology officer, will participate in the panel discussion “Cell Site Backhaul: Addressing a Top Cost & Reliability Concern,” also on Wednesday, April 2 from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. in the LVCC room N119. The panel will focus on how cell site backhaul remains one of the top cost items in a wireless network due to the increased bandwidth requirements required by 3G and 4G services.

About Harris Stratex Networks, Inc.
Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. is the world's leading independent supplier of turnkey wireless transmission solutions. The company offers reliable, flexible and scalable wireless network solutions, backed by comprehensive professional services and support. Harris Stratex Networks serves all global markets, including mobile network operators, public safety agencies, private network operators, utility and transportation companies, government agencies and broadcasters. Customers in more than 135 countries depend on Harris Stratex Networks to build, expand and upgrade their voice, data and video solutions. Harris Stratex Networks is recognized around the world for innovative, best-in-class wireless networking solutions and services. For more information, visit www.HarrisStratex.com.

TRuepoint® and Eclipse® are registered trademarks of Harris Stratex Networks or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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Media Contacts        
Dick Davies, IRPA, 1-415-652-7515, IPRA@comcast.net
Kami Spangenberg, Harris Stratex Networks, 1-919-767-5238, kami.spangenberg@hstx.com

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