Harris Corporation Completes Encoda Systems Acquisition


Melbourne, FL — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS)

announced today that it has completed the previously announced

acquisition of Encoda Systems Holdings, Inc. Encoda is the leading

global supplier of end-to-end broadcast enterprise software and services

solutions including traffic and billing systems, program scheduling,

master control play-to-air automation, and digital asset management. The

company serves more than 600 customers in 34 countries and had revenue

for the 12 months ended June 30, 2004, of $124 million. Encoda had

previously been owned by an investment group that included Thomas H. Lee

Partners, Blackstone Capital Partners, Spire Capital Partners, and Evercore Capital Partners, among others.

Harris Corporation is an international communications technology

company focused on providing assured communications™ 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 www.harris.com.