Finalist in both the Private Networks and Digital Divide categories; winners to be announced on December 15

Boca Raton, FL, November 19, 2021 – Airspan Networks Inc., a subsidiary of Airspan Network Holdings Inc. (NYSE American: MIMO), a U.S.-based provider of groundbreaking, disruptive software and hardware for 5G networks and a pioneer in end-to-end Open RAN solutions, was named a finalist for two 2021 Fierce Telecom Innovation Awards, Telecom Edition, in the categories of Private Networks and Digital Divide.

Each year, Fierce Telecom receives hundreds of submissions for the Innovation Awards, and yesterday announced this year’s finalists in the 12 award categories.

Airspan is a finalist for both its Amarillo Connected Digital Divide solution for low-income students and residents in Amarillo, TX, and for its innovative 5G Starter Kit – A Network in a Box solution that is powering numerous Private Network deployments and collaborations.

Winners will be announced in the Innovation Report, set to publish on Wednesday, December 15th.

“We are very proud to be named finalists in two of the 12 award categories,” said Airspan SVP of Technology and Marketing Abel Mayal. “This recognition is a great proof source of our innovation and leadership in both accelerating the adoption of 5G technology and Private Network use cases and applications, and using our industry-leading Mimosa by Airspan fixed wireless access (FWA) solutions to provide our connectivity solutions to provide low-cost broadband access to bridge the digital divide and help up to 10,000 students and low-income residents in Amarillo, TX.”

 About Airspan

Airspan Networks Holdings Inc. (NYSE American: MIMO) is a U.S.-based provider of groundbreaking, disruptive software and hardware for 5G networks, and a pioneer in end-to-end Open RAN solutions that provide interoperability with other vendors. As a result of innovative technology and significant R&D investments to build and expand 5G solutions, Airspan believes it is well-positioned with 5G indoor and outdoor, Open RAN, private networks for enterprise customers and industrial use applications, fixed wireless access (FWA), and CBRS solutions to help mobile network operators of all sizes deploy their networks of the future, today. With over one million cells shipped to 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries, Airspan has global scale. For more information, visit

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