For Immediate Release
March 20, 2000

AirNet Appoints Michael Kirby to its Board of Directors.

MELBOURNE, Fla.- AirNet Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: ANCC) today announced that it has appointed Michael Kirby, 45, to serve on its Board of Directors. This action fills a vacant seat and brings the total number of Board members to nine.

Mr. Kirby has more than 20 years of global sales and management experience with high technology companies and is currently Vice President of Worldwide Software Sales for Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO). Prior to joining Cisco Systems ten years ago, Mr. Kirby served at Wang Labs in marketing and management positions of progressively increasing responsibility.

"We are extremely pleased to have Michael join our Board," stated Lee Hamilton, AirNet's President and Chief Executive Officer. "With his broad base of knowledge and experience in the Internet, networking, telecommunications infrastructure, and international markets, we expect Michael to make a significant contribution to AirNet's Board."

AirNet Communications Corporation's award winning wireless base station products, based on 36 patents, provide a cost effective future proof solution for wireless operators as they deploy and expand their networks. AirNet's proprietary broadband, software-defined AdaptaCell™ base station provides a high capacity base station with a software upgrade path to the wireless Internet, allowing for cost effective coverage.

The AdaptaCell's proprietary technology means no more time consuming and expensive hardware up-grades - the wireless Internet is only a software upgrade away. And, with software control, AirNet lets service providers support multiple protocols simultaneously avoiding costly overlays. The AirSite's award winning architecture eliminates the need for costly physical backhaul links. And, AirNet won the prestigious "GSM World Award" for technical innovation for AdaptaCell's evolution to wireless Internet access, and for AirSite's revolutionary wireless backhaul capability. AirNet is a wireless base station technology leader and is wireless Internet ready. AirNet can be contacted in the US at 321-984-1990 or visit us at

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AirNet Communications
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Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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AirNet® and AirSite® are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. AdaptaCell™, Backhaul Free™, and We're Ready for Anything™ are trademarks of AirNet Communications Corporation. Other names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies or organizations.

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