Alvarion to Showcase Targeted Mobile Offering of Wireless Broadband Solutions at Mobile World Congress 2012

Alvarion® Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR), a provider of optimized wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of public and private networks, today announces its annual participation at Mobile World Congress 2012. Alvarion will be showcasing a suite of new solutions for mobile operators, service providers, governments and enterprises that address the multiple challenges in today’s mobile and data-centric market.

Alvarion’s robust product portfolio provides a wide range of broadband wireless solutions for the growing needs of today’s end-user requirements allowing customers to easily expand their network and service offering. At Mobile World Congress Alvarion will highlight solutions for the mobile carrier market focusing on:

  • Cellular offload
  • Wi-Fi services in metro and rural areas
  • In-building capacity and coverage, and
  • LTE-future ready solutions

Alvarion’s solutions at the event include:

  • WBSn for seamless mobile-data-offloading and metro-zone hot spots
  • BreezeULTRA™ for high-quality and high-capacity Point-to-Point (PtP) solutions
  • BreezeCELL™ for high-speed, in-building DAS solutions in cellular data applications
  • BreezeCOMPACT base station for super-fast wireless broadband that is a SDR (Software Defined Radio) WiMAX platform, TD-LTE future-ready
  • BreezeMAX PRO 6000 an innovative outdoor CPE solution with one cable for both voice and data

“We have expanded our solution portfolio to include a targeted offering for today’s mobile carriers as part of our strategy to offer customers more options for services and growth,” states Eran Gorev, President and CEO of Alvarion. “By providing a diverse range of solutions, our customers can always look to us as a source of expertise in overcoming the multitude of challenges faced in today’s wireless market. We look forward to participating in Mobile World Congress where we will highlight our diverse offering of wireless broadband solutions.”

In addition, Alvarion has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Award 2012 for the category, Best Mobile Broadband Technology.

“Reflecting the intensity of competition and innovation across the mobile ecosystem, we saw a record 600 entries and an exceptionally high quality field of contenders vying for this year’s Global Mobile Awards,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “It is a significant achievement to have made the shortlist, and our warmest congratulations go to all the nominees announced today. We look forward to the unveiling of the winners at the Mobile World Congress this month.”

If you are interested in meeting with Alvarion management at the event, please contact Alvarion Director of PR and Marketing Communications, Janine Wiener at Janine.Wiener@alvarion.com.

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 a number of 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 the 2012 plan referred to above, 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 4Gmarket to develop as anticipated; Alvarion’s 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 the Alvarion’s strategic initiatives to enable Alvarion to more effectively capitalize on market opportunities as anticipated;; the potential incurrence by Alvarion of unknown liabilities of Wavion; the failure of Alvarion to effectively integrate the business and technology of Wavion into that of Alvarion and Alvarion’s products and realize the expected synergies from the acquisition; the failure of Alvarion to gain market acceptance for the Wavion products as contemplated; the failure of the markets for Wavion’s and Alvarion’s products to grow as anticipated; 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; as well as the 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 20-F Annual Report Risk Factors section as well as in other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Information set forth in this press release pertaining to third parties has not been independently verified by Alvarion and is based solely on publicly available information or on information provided to Alvarion by such third parties for inclusion in this press release. The web sites appearing in this press release are not and will not be included or incorporated by reference in any filing made by Alvarion with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which this press release will be a part of.

You may request Alvarion's future press releases by contacting Sivan Farfuri, Sivan.farfuri@alvarion.com or +972.3.767.4333. Please see the Investor section of the Alvarion website for more information: http://www.alvarion.com/index.php/en/investors

Alvarion®, its logo and certain names, product and service names referenced herein are either registered trademarks, trademarks, trade names or service marks of Alvarion Ltd. in certain jurisdictions. All other names are or may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Contacts:

For Alvarion Ltd.
Investor:
Lior Shemesh, 760-685-2007
CFO
lior.shemesh@alvarion.com
or
Claudia Gatlin, 212-830-9080
claudia.gatlin@alvarion.com
or
Press:
In the U.S.:
John Conrad, 703-390-1538
conrad@merrittgrp.com
or
In the U.K.:
Bridget Fishleigh, 44. 7946.342.903
bridget@nomadcomms.com
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