Andrew Corporation, a global leader in communications systems and products, has been given the Best Supplier Award by the Brazilian division of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., the Shenzhen, China-based provider of next-generation telecommunications networks.

The award recognizes Andrews key role in a Huawei project to supply parts and equipment for a cellular overlay network for Vivo Participacoe, a Brazilian mobile phone joint venture of Portugal Telecom and Telefonica. The Vivo project lasted about 18 months and involved more than 2,700 sites spread over five Brazilian regions.

The recognition from Huawei is a great honor, said Sylvio Peres, sales vice president, Latin America, Andrew Corporation. It shows how the dedication and skill of Andrew people working together with our customers spells success in this fast-growing environment.

Andrews work with Huawei involved helping build a Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) overlay wireless network on top of an existing Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) wireless system. Andrew supplied the dual band antennas and HELIAX® cable for the program. In total, Huawei and Andrew equipped 2,789 sites for Vivo in the Rio De Janeiro, Espírito Santo, Paraná, Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul regions.

The award was presented during a ceremony at the landmark Espaço Noah in San Paulo, Brazil. The Huawei award is the fourth such honor received by Andrew this year for its excellence in supporting customers. The company also was named best telecom equipment supplier by Philippines telecommunications operator Globe Telecom and best partner by ZTE in China and Samsung in South Korea. Andrew also has won best supplier awards from Lucent, Siemens and Nortel in the past two years.

About Andrew Corporation

Andrew Corporation (NASDAQ:ANDW) designs, manufactures and delivers innovative and essential equipment and solutions for the global communications infrastructure market. The company serves operators and original equipment manufacturers from facilities in 35 countries. Andrew (www.andrew.com), headquartered in Westchester, IL, is an S&P MidCap 400 company founded in 1937.

HELIAX is a registered trademark of Andrew Corporation.

Forward Looking Statements

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 fluctuations in commodity costs, the company's ability to integrate acquisitions and to realize the anticipated synergies and cost savings, 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 cost savings anticipated from cost reduction programs, fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, the timing of cash payments and receipts, end use demands for wireless communication services, the loss of one or more significant customers, and other business factors. Investors should also review other risks and uncertainties discussed in company documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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