Andrew Corporation, a global leader in communications systems and products, has introduced its new ValuStar(TM) line of low cost, premium quality all-steel antennas for the direct-to-home (DTH) and receive-only very small aperture terminal (VSAT) markets.

The new ValuStar antennas range in size from 60 centimeters to 1.5 meters and are typically used in broadcast (one way) satellite communication systems for distributing video, audio, and/or data content. They offer customers the best possible value by incorporating low cost design-for-manufacturing features along with the highest level of performance and quality, a unique combination in the general purpose DTH and VSAT markets.

"Andrew's new mid-range ValuStar antennas combine low-cost design features with the high quality manufacturing and warranty of our premium antennas," said George Jusaites, product line management, Satellite Communications Group, Andrew Corporation. "The result is a product that arrives at the site in good condition, is easy to install, and performs well for years to come."

ValuStar antennas--available today--are ideal for DTH satellite equipment dealers and installers seeking a low-cost antenna solution that is easy to install and offers excellent performance value. They also are an excellent choice for VSAT networks that require low cost receive-only user terminals for price sensitive projects.

Andrew's Satellite Communications Group provides a complete line of antennas from 43 centimeters to 11.5 meters for all enterprise, government, and consumer satellite communication applications. Andrew-designed and -built products--which cover C, Ku, K, X, and the emerging Ka band--include type approved earth station antenna hubs and gateways for broadband and broadcast, VSAT broadband antennas for consumer and enterprise customers, DBS antennas for home satellite broadcast systems, and complete installation and testing services.

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 equipment manufacturers from facilities in 35 countries. Andrew (www.andrew.com), headquartered in Westchester, IL, is an S&P 500 company founded in 1937.

ValuStar is a trademark of Andrew Corporation.

Forward Looking Statements

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