For Immediate Release
April 5 , 2005

AirNet Receives $1.6M in New Orders
Government Communications Program Continues to Build Momentum

Melbourne, FL, April 5 , 2005 - AirNet Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: ANCC), the technology leader in base station products for wireless communications, today announced that it has received a new order for its base station products and services totaling approximately $1.6M from an undisclosed government customer. Revenue from this order is expected to be recognized throughout the remainder of this year.

“Our commitment to assist our government customers with their critical communications needs and objectives remains strong,” said Glenn Ehley, President and CEO for AirNet Communications Corporation. “This order demonstrates a continued momentum in our government communications program.”

Since 2003, this customer has purchased nearly $10M in AirNetís products and services. This purchase is the fourth expansion purchased from the inception of the initial contract.

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 data and voice services to mobile subscribers. AirNet's patented broadband, software-defined AdaptaCell® SuperCapacity™adaptive array base station solution provides a high-capacity base station with a software upgrade path to high-speed data. The Company's RapidCell™ base station provides government communications users with up to 96 voice and data channels in a compact, rapidly deployable design capable of processing multiple GSM protocols simultaneously. 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 filed 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 visiting the AirNet Web site at www.airnetcom.com.

For More Information:

Stuart P. Dawley
Investor Relations Officer
Tel: +1 321-953-6780
sdawley@airnetcom.com

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 growth of AirNet’s government communications program, the transition and evolution to next generation products, and other statements relating to the company’s outlook. All forward-looking statements included in this release are based upon information available to AirNet Communications Corporation as of the date hereof and the Company assumes 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, risks or uncertainties, that our sales revenue is concentrated around a few large customers; that the company’s new products may not be accepted by the market, and that the company may not be able to continue to operate as a going concern in the absence of investment 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, 2004 .

The stylized AirNet mark®, AirNet®, AdaptaCell®, and AirSite® are registered trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Super Capacity™, TripCap™, Backhaul Free™, IntelliBSS™, iBSS™ and RapidCell™ are trademarks of AirNet. Other names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders.


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