For Immediate Release
November 19, 2001

AirNet Announces Final Acceptance of All Commercial Systems --
AirNet Systems Exceeding Stringent Availability Requirements

Melbourne, FL, November 19, 2001 - AirNet® Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: ANCC), announced today that it has received Final Acceptance Certificates from every customer in North America, Asia, and Africa for 100% of its commercially deployed systems. All systems are operating at a level that exceeds the defined stringent availability requirements for North American Wireless Operators. These achievements demonstrate that AirNet's software defined base station solution is exceeding customer expectations and ultimately allows wireless service providers using the AirNet solution to provide maximum system availability to its end users.

"Having worked in this business for over 23 years, I know that final acceptance with no open issues is a significant achievement," stated AirNet's vice president of operations, Bill Lee. "The full acceptance by all of our valued clients validates AirNet's commitment to quality products and services through its processes and wireless expertise, but the real demonstration in their level of satisfaction and confidence with our solution is their repeat business."

"WestLink Communications selected AirNet in 1999 for the advantages provided by the AdaptaCell base station and the AirSite® Backhaul Free base station," stated Bill Hayden, chief executive officer of WestLink Communications. "The solution has not only met those competitive advantages but has proven to be a reliable, high availability system. Our market is in the rural areas of Kansas. AirNet's Backhaul free system is the only system which fits into our business plan."

"We have been a customer of AirNet Communications for over three years. The AirNet solution has allowed us to enter and expand our marketplace quickly using the innovative AirSite Backhaul Free base station. The system is highly reliable yielding the maximum benefit for our customers," stated Greg Hoffman, vice president of operations and business development for Pinpoint Communications."

AirNet has recently announced more than $7.5 million in new orders, expansion orders and large operator orders, all of which demonstrate confidence in the AirNet team and award winning high availability products.

About WestLink Communications

WestLink Communications is a locally owned and managed wireless communication company established by two Kansas businesses that have been serving residents in the Midwest for many years. Pioneer Communication and Midwest Energy, Inc., created WestLink so that our customers could enjoy the latest advances in wireless telephone communications. Pioneer Communications is a telephone cooperative with headquarters in Ulysses, Kansas, and a 50-year history of bringing its customers the latest telephone services. In addition to providing landline telephone service in a 5,000 square-mile area of Southwest Kansas and Southeast Colorado, Pioneer also offers cable television, instructional video, and Internet services. Midwest Energy has roots in Kansas that go back over half a century. Today the company serves nearly 43,000 natural gas customers; 35,000 electric customers; and 1,800 propane users in central and western Kansas.

About Pinpoint Communications

Pinpoint Communications is a diversified communications company providing a wide array of communication services including GSM wireless telephony, ILEC, CLEC, Fixed Wireless Broadband, ISP, Paging, CATV to over 85 communities in the 22 counties of Southwest, Central, and Eastern Nebraska covering nearly one million POPs.

About AirNet

AirNet® Communications Corporation is a leader in wireless base stations and other telecommunications equipment that allow service operators to cost effectively and simultaneously offer high-speed wireless Internet and voice services to mobile subscribers. AirNet's patented broadband, software-defined AdaptaCell base station solution provides a high capacity base station with a software upgrade path to the wireless Internet. The Company's AirSite® Backhaul Free base station carries wireless voice and data signals back to the wireline network, eliminating the need for a physical backhaul link, thus reducing operating costs. AirNet has 69 patents issued or pending and has received the coveted World Award for Best Technical Innovation from the GSM Association, representing over 400 operators around the world. More information about AirNet may be obtained by calling 321.984.1990, or by visiting the AirNet Web site at

For More Information:

Stuart P. Dawley
Investment Relations Officer
+1 321-953-6780

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

The statements contained in this press release that are not historical information are forward-looking statements that relate to future events or our future financial performance, including statements regarding our expectations, beliefs, plans, estimates, intentions or strategies for the future. Forward looking statements include statements regarding the transition and evolution to high-speed data and wireless Internet services, future sales to customers and customer deployment plans. All forward-looking statements included in this release are based upon information available to AirNet Communications Corporation as of the date hereof and we assume no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause our actual results to differ materially from those projected. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, our limited customer base may cause cash flow issues, competitive pressures may reduce gross margins, we may not be able to support developing wireless standards and protocols, we may not be able to develop new products and features, and credit risks from financed customers may hurt our results or require us to raise additional capital. These and other risks are discussed in Company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2000.

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