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Harris Corporation Introduces TRuepoint(TM) 4000 Microwave Digital Radio at 3GSM.

CANNES, France, 3GSM WORLD CONGRESS, HALL 6, SUITE N21, February 14 /PRNewswire/ --

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Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), a leading global supplier of wireless systems and services, today introduces the TRuepoint(TM) 4000 at the 3GSM World Congress 2005 in Cannes, France. The newest member of Harris' TRuepoint(TM) family of microwave digital radios, TRuepoint 4000 delivers reliable, flexible, cellular backhaul, giving mobile operators a cost-efficient option for both voice and data applications from a single platform that can scale and adapt to meet changing market needs.

"Harris developed TRuepoint 4000 in nine months. We recognized that the worldwide move to 3G wireless access would require new backhaul technology capable of supporting Ethernet applications and services with greater bandwidth," said Guy Campbell, president of Harris Microwave Communications Division. "The TRuepoint 4000 provides mobile operators with a PDH solution that simplifies network planning and is easy to provision and manage."

TRuepoint 4000 meets the accelerating global demand for next-generation services with a strong set of advanced features in a streamlined radio targeted to the PDH-IP market. Features such as mixed voice/data interface, software-based frequency shifts, flexible modulation options, and scalable capacity make TRuepoint 4000 the ideal choice for rapidly changing network environments. TRuepoint 4000 is fully compatible with industry standards and has been certified R&TTE compliant.

"Today's mobile operators require more than just performance. They need a flexible platform that can be deployed cost-effectively within a broad variety of applications," said Asif Rahman, vice president, Product Management for Harris Microwave Communications Division. "The TRuepoint 4000 meets this need through its ability to deliver multiple levels of bandwidth and a wide range of network interfaces at many different frequencies."

TRuepoint 4000 is optimised for efficient, flexible PDH-IP operation in next-generation wireless networks. It supports all major CEPT frequency bands from 7 to 38 GHz and up to 16xE1 telephony and 2x100 Base-T data interfaces. Using Harris' breakthrough, high-performance technology, it supports QPSK and 16 QAM modulation over a wide range of channel bandwidths that are software selectable from 3.5 to 28 MHz.

Fully compatible with both industry-standard network management systems and the Harris NetBoss(R) management platform, TRuepoint microwave radios fit seamlessly into any existing wireless network. With its compact split-mount design and low-power consumption, the TRuepoint 4000 provides mobile operators with a solution that is easy to deploy and maintain, so operational costs are kept low. With global reach and unmatched depth of experience in microwave, Harris offers mobile operators complete solutions, with services ranging from planning, design, and systems integration to deployment, management, training, and customer service.

About TRuepoint(TM)

The TRuepoint product family offers the newest generation of microwave digital radios from Harris and unprecedented flexibility and reach for global network operators, fixed wireless operators, government agencies, transportation and utility companies, and public safety operators. With a modular design, TRuepoint offers plug-and-play, software-selectable capacity, frequency, modulation, and power, enabling operators to deploy it flexibly in both PDH and SDH applications. Designed for point-to-point wireless applications, TRuepoint can deliver service from 4 to 180 Mbps at frequencies ranging from 6 to 38 GHz. In addition, operators can completely manage TRuepoint deployments remotely, with Harris' NetBoss(R) management platform or an SNMP-based management system. Built-in diagnostics and performance management are also available.

About Harris

Harris Microwave Communications Division, one of four divisions within Harris Corporation, is the largest supplier of microwave systems in North America and a leading supplier worldwide. Harris Corporation is an international communications technology company focused on providing assured communications(TM) products, systems and services for government and commercial customers. The company's operating divisions serve markets for government communications, tactical radio, broadcast, and microwave systems. Harris provides systems and service to customers in more than 150 countries. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at .

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