Andrew Corp. Orders Two-Way Fixed Broadband Wireless System from Hybrid Networks for Lima, Peru

Installation Will Be 52nd Deployment Worldwide Using Hybrid's Fixed Broadband Wireless Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 10, 2000 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hybrid Networks Inc. (Nasdaq:HYBR), the worldwide leader in fixed broadband wireless Internet-access systems, today announced that Andrew Corporation (Nasdaq:ANDW) has ordered Hybrid's two-way wireless system as part of its solution for World Wide Wireless Communications' (OTCBB:WLGSE) roll out of fixed-wireless Internet service to business and residential customers in Lima, Peru.

The installation in Lima, Peru, will be the 52nd deployment worldwide using Hybrid's fixed broadband wireless Internet-access systems.

Hybrid's equipment is integrated into Andrew Corporation's broadband network solution that features systems engineering, installation, customer support and equipment, including sector antennas, frequency converters, subscriber antennas, subscriber premise RF equipment, transmitters, network switching and routing hardware and network management.

Andrew Corp. Orders System from Hybrid

"Our system will be part of fixed broadband wireless deployments that Andrew establishes for World Wide Wireless throughout Latin America," said Michael D. Greenbaum, president and CEO of Hybrid Networks.

"With 51 installations around the world, Hybrid had the field-proven fixed broadband wireless system that met our requirements for the World Wide Wireless installation in Lima," said Jim Yard, vice president of broadband wireless systems with Andrew Corporation.

About Andrew Corporation

Andrew Corporation is a global supplier of communications systems equipment and services. Andrew is an S&P 500 company listed on the Nasdaq National Market System under the symbol: ANDW.

About Hybrid Networks

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Hybrid Networks Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and markets fixed broadband wireless systems that enable telecommunications companies, wireless systems operators and network providers to offer high-speed Internet access to businesses and residences. Hybrid was first to market with patented two-way wireless products that focus on the MMDS spectrum and WCS spectrum in the United States and similar spectrum abroad. The company's customers include Sprint, WorldCom, Look Communications and Andrew Corp. With systems in place in 51 markets worldwide, Hybrid is part of more fixed broadband wireless deployments than all of its competitors combined.

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Some of the statements in this news release are forward-looking statements, and we caution our stockholders and others that these statements involve certain risks and uncertainties. Factors that may cause actual results to differ from expected results include, but are not limited to, the proposed rollouts not proceeding as currently anticipated, the effects of competitive products and pricing, economic and political conditions that may impact customers' ability to fund purchases of our products and services, the company's ability to achieve the costs savings anticipated from cost-reduction programs, fluctuations in international exchange rates, the timing of cash payments and receipts, end-use demands for wireless communication services, and other business factors. For information regarding these risks and other related risks, see the "Risk Factors" section of Hybrid's annual report for 1999 on Form 10-K on file with the SEC.


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