Andrew, the CommScope, Inc. division that is a global leader in communications products and systems, has introduced HELIAX® 2.0, the worlds first complete cable and connector family for wireless networks, which offers operators and OEMs new radio frequency (RF) transmission line options under a trusted brand.

Andrew is the first transmission line supplier to offer customers a complete solution for their RF transmission line needs, consisting of two complete cable lines with one connector series that fits either. Both cable types are available as feeders in a complete range of diameters or as cable assemblies.

Unique to Andrews HELIAX 2.0 is the companys offering of a single, multi-faceted connector, the EZfit®Series universal connector, for two prominent productsHELIAX FXL Series aluminum cables and HELIAX AVA Series copper cables. Both cables have proven track records in helping limit intermodulation distortion (IMD), the unwanted noise that weakens a radio networks performance, and meet different customer application needs. With one connector that works on both cables, customers can avoid inventory confusion and deployment delays.

Whether our customers are in mature or emerging markets, deploying second, third or next generation technologies, HELIAX 2.0 offers the superior performance and reliability needed for transmitting wireless signals without disruption, said Stan Catey, group vice president, Cable Products and Towers, Andrew. When operators deploy multiple technologies on a co-located site, minimizing IMD is more critical than ever.

HELIAX 2.0 joins FXL Series aluminum cables, which are lower-weight and more durable, with AVA Series copper cables, the more flexible line ideal for tight installations. The new complete cable family delivers lower attenuation in addition to adding less weight to already overloaded cell towers. An increasing number of national and international operators are integrating aluminum cables into their networks with great success, added Catey.

The introduction of HELIAX 2.0 follows CommScopes acquisition of Andrew in late 2007. Andrew first launched HELIAX in 1953, which ultimately became an industry standard for RF transmission lines in the broadcast, radar, satellite communications, and wireless industries. CommScope first introduced FXL cables in 2001 as a cost-effective alternative to traditional copper lines. Today, Andrew manufactures and ships HELIAX 2.0 cables from facilities around the globe.

HELIAX 2.0 allows customers to select the optimum solution for each application without having to increase inventory levels, suffer increased IMD or lose in reliability, said Catey.

The HELIAX 2.0 cable and connector solution is available now.

HELIAX and EZfit are registered trademarks of CommScope, Inc.

About CommScope:

CommScope, Inc. (NYSE: CTV)(www.commscope.com) is a world leader in infrastructure solutions for communication networks. Through its Andrew® brand, it is a global leader in radio frequency subsystem solutions for wireless networks. Through its SYSTIMAX® and Uniprise® brands, CommScope is the global leader in structured cabling systems for business enterprise applications. It is also the premier manufacturer of coaxial cable for broadband cable television networks and one of the leading North American providers of environmentally secure cabinets for DSL and FTTN applications. Backed by strong research and development, CommScope combines technical expertise and proprietary technology with global manufacturing capability to provide customers with infrastructure solutions for evolving global communications networks in more than 130 countries around the world.

This press release includes forward-looking statements that are based on information currently available to management, managements beliefs, as well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events.Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, which could cause the actual results to differ materially from those currently expected.For a more detailed description of the factors that could cause such a difference, please see CommScopes filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.In providing forward-looking statements, the company does not intend, and is not undertaking any obligation or duty, to update these statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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