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MIPS(R) Processor Cores Power Ceragon Networks' Next Generation Multi-Core Packet Radio

MIPS(R) Processor Cores Power Ceragon Networks' Next Generation Multi-Core
Packet Radio

FibeAir(R) IP-20C Aims to Set New Standard in Microwave Transmission by
Delivering Multi-Gbps Anywhere

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS
--Imagination Technologies (LSE:IMG), a leading multimedia, processor,
communications and cloud technologies company, announces that Ceragon Networks
Ltd, the #1 wireless backhaul specialist, is leveraging MIPS® microprocessor
cores* in its latest generation of packet radio solutions.

Ceragon's new FibeAir® IP-20C targets the unique demands of 4G/LTE-A networks,
leveraging breakthrough multi-core technology that employs a parallel radio
processing engine to deliver up to four times the capacity of existing
solutions.

The FibeAir IP-20C is a flexible software defined radio that can be configured
for optimized performance in a wide range of cost-effective deployment
scenarios, including macrocell backhaul, small-cell aggregation and emerging
fronthaul applications. As a result of its high radio throughput, low latency
and flexibility, the FibeAir IP-20C can address high-capacity hauling
scenarios previously thought to be impractical to implement with microwave.
Ceragon's innovative distributed CPU architecture, based on Imagination's
multi-threaded MIPS technology, facilitates this rich functionality of the
FibeAir IP-20C's radio and networking capabilities.

Says Hagai Zyss, EVP of Global Products at Ceragon: "We are delighted with the
seamless integration of Imagination's MIPS CPU technology within our
architecture. Their ability to support our design goals with easy-to-use,
compact, low power and high computing performance is aligned with Ceragon's
programmable radio technologies and is part of what enables us to deliver a
solution that effectively increases existing capacity barriers and allows
carriers to deliver multiple gigabits of data on a single frequency channel."

Says Tony King-Smith, EVP marketing, Imagination Technologies: "Ceragon is an
innovative vertically-integrated company with impressive chip design
capabilities. We are delighted that it has selected MIPS as a CPU architecture
of choice for its FibeAir IP-20C. The MIPS architecture is leveraged broadly
across wireless and cellular infrastructure equipment, in applications ranging
from mobile radio access applications such as IP backhaul, femtocells,
picocells and macrocells to WLAN applications such as residential and
enterprise access points and routers. Its scalable, high-performance,
low-power and cost-effective design make MIPS an ideal fit for these and a
wide range of other applications."

Mobile network carriers today must handle a massive amount of data traffic,
driven largely by growth in consumer usage of services such as streaming video
and online gaming. According to the February 2013 Cisco VNI Global Mobile Data
Traffic Forecast, by 2017 global mobile data traffic will reach 11.2 exabytes
per month, or a run rate of 134 exabytes annually. The forecast also points
out that video will account for 66 percent of global mobile data traffic by
2017.**

To address the surge in capacity demand, carriers are adopting new
technologies such as 4G/LTE-A, C-RAN, and small cells, which have given rise
to heterogeneous networks (HetNets). The FibeAir IP-20C is the first
implementation of Ceragon's Holistic HetNet Hauling (3H) vision, which aims to
organize wireless backhaul and fronthaul requirements into a comprehensive
network solution that can be easily deployed, operated and maintained.

Editors Notes

*MIPS is now part of the Imagination Technologies Group.

**Source: Cisco Visual Networking Index [or VNI] Global Mobile Data Forecast,
2012–2017

For more information about Imagination's MIPS processors at Mobile World
Congress, visit
http://www.virtualpressoffice.com/eventExhibitor.do?page=ep&showId=2332&companyId=1524

MIPS, MIPS32, 34K, interAptiv and MIPS-Based are trademarks or registered
trademarks in the United States and other countries of Imagination
Technologies or its subsidiaries.

Ceragon Networks® and FibeAir® are trademarks of Ceragon Networks Ltd.,
registered in the United States and other countries. CERAGON ® is a trademark
of Ceragon Networks Ltd., registered in various countries. Other names
mentioned in this publication are owned by their respective holders.

About Ceragon Networks Ltd.

Ceragon Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:CRNT) 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.

About Imagination Technologies

Imagination Technologies - a global leader in multimedia, processor and
communication technologies - creates and licenses market-leading processor
solutions including graphics, video, vision, CPU & embedded processing,
multi-standard communications, cross-platform V.VoIP & VoLTE and cloud
connectivity. These silicon and software intellectual property (IP) solutions
for systems-on-chip (SoC) are complemented by an extensive portfolio of
software, tools and ecosystems. Target markets include mobile phone, connected
home consumer, mobile and tablet computing, in-car electronics, networking,
telecoms, health, smart energy and connected sensors. Imagination's licensees
include many of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers, network
operators and OEM/ODMs. Corporate headquarters are located in the United
Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide. See: www.imgtec.com.

CONTACT: Imagination Technologies' Press Contacts:
         UK: David Harold
         david.harold@imgtec.com
         +44 (0)1923 260 511
         USA: Jen Bernier-Santarini
         jen.bernier@imgtec.com
         +1 408-530-5178
 
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