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Ceragon Wins Multi-Million Dollar Contract from Navajo Tribal Utility Authority for Microwave Solutions and Turnkey Services

May 21, 2012

PARAMUS, New Jersey, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Ceragon Networks Ltd. [http://www.ceragon.com/ir_events.asp?lang=0 ] (NASDAQ: CRNT
[http://www.ceragon.com/investor_relations.asp ]), the #1 wireless backhaul specialist,
today announced that it has received orders of approximately $4 million to supply
microwave backhaul solutions and turnkey services including installation, project
management and commissioning to the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority [http://www.ntua.com ]
(NTUA). The NTUA selected Ceragon’s FibeAir(R) IP-10G
[http://www.ceragon.com/files/Ceragon_FibeAir IP-10 G-Series.pdf ] to power the Navajo
Nation’s wireless backhaul network. The systems are part of an over 530 mile network which
is made up of microwave towers and fiber optics.

NTUA’s project is a result of a federal grant award from the National
Telecommunications Infrastructure Administration to NTUA in 2010 to establish broadband
connectivity within the Navajo Nation. The contract to Ceragon is partially funded by the
federal grant and is meant to ensure that broadband Internet access and adoption is
expanded to all areas across America, bridging the “digital divide.” Expanded Internet
access will help improve connectivity conditions for the residents of the Navajo Nation.
The increased connectivity is expected to spur job creation and improvements to education,
healthcare and public safety resources. In a May 4, 2012 report by Recon Analytics,
wireless communications is portrayed as “the essential engine of U.S. economic growth…by
value, jobs, or productivity.”

“With the installation of the network, more than 15,000 miles of the 27,000 square
miles of the Navajo Nation will be served. The selection of Ceragon is expected to enable
NTUA to quickly provide needed broadband connectivity throughout the majority of the
Navajo Nation,” said Lester Lee, Telecommunications Manager for NTUA.

“Broadband access is a fundamental foundation for participating in the modern
economy,” said Ira Palti, Ceragon’s President and CEO. “In today’s economic climate,
utilities such as the NTUA depend upon fast network set-up and fast time-to-market in
order to deliver cost-effective wireless services to users in rural North America who have
limited or even no broadband access. Operators worldwide depend on us for reliable
broadband networks, whether in densely or sparsely populated areas. They turn to us
because of a reputation we’ve earned based on years of experience in deploying wireless
networks all over the world.”

About Navajo Tribal Utility Authority

The NTUA is the largest multi-service utility owned and operated by an American Indian
Tribe. NTUA supplies and extends electricity, natural gas, water, wastewater treatment,
renewable energy and telecommunications services to homes and businesses throughout the
27,000-square-mile Navajo Nation and neighboring communities.

About Ceragon

Ceragon Networks Ltd. [http://www.ceragon.com/ir_events.asp?lang=0 ] (NASDAQ: CRNT
[http://www.ceragon.com/investor_relations.asp ]) is the #1 wireless backhaul specialist.
We provide innovative, flexible and cost-effective wireless backhaul solutions that enable
mobile operators and other wired/wireless service providers to deliver 2G/3G, 4G/LTE and
other broadband services to their subscribers. Ceragon’s high-capacity, solutions use
microwave technology to transfer voice and data traffic while maximizing bandwidth
efficiency, to deliver more capacity over longer distances under any deployment scenario.
Based on our extensive global experience, Ceragon delivers turnkey solutions that support
service provider profitability at every stage of the network lifecycle enabling faster
time to revenue, cost-effective operation and simple migration to all-IP networks. As the
demand for data pushes the need for ever-increasing capacity, Ceragon is committed to
serve the market with unmatched technology and innovation, ensuring effective solutions
for the evolving needs of the marketplace. Our solutions are deployed by more than 430
service providers in over 130 countries.

Ceragon Networks(R) is a registered trademark of Ceragon Networks Ltd. in the United
States and other countries. Other names mentioned are owned by their respective holders.

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