Melbourne, Florida - Dr. Lee Hamilton has been appointed vice president and chief operating officer of AirNet Communications Corporation effective immediately. Dr. Hamilton will continue to report to Jerrold D. Adams, AirNets president and chief executive officer.
Dr. Hamilton, who is based at AirNets corporate headquarters in Melbourne, Florida, will be responsible for Product Development, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Field Service and Management Information Systems.
Mr. Adams said, "This appointment recognizes Dr. Hamilton's substantial contributions to the AirNet team which include shipping the PCS-1900 infrastructure system last year. AirNets ingenious approach to building Personal Communications Services (PCS) networks using the Global System for Mobile (GSM) communications protocols subsequently won the 1998 GSM World Award for Best Technical Innovation."
Dr. Hamilton began his career as a professor at Ohio State University. Later, he joined Motorola where he held several positions of ever-increasing responsibility, including his latest assignment as general manager of System Transmission Products at Motorolas Information Systems Group. Dr. Hamilton holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
AirNet Communications Corporation, based in Melbourne, Florida, designs, manufactures, distributes and supports GSM-based (GSM 900, DCS-1800 and PCS-1900) wireless infrastructure solutions. AirNet offers a full spectrum of cost-effective systems designed to solve capacity and coverage issues faced by service providers operating in suburban and rural communities as well as along highway corridors.
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