Andrew, the CommScope, Inc. division that is a global leader in
communications products and systems, has won NTT DoCoMo Inc.’s “Best
Partner Award” for its outstanding telecommunications network
infrastructure support during the past fiscal year.
The award was presented at the NTT DoCoMo Partners Day 2008 ceremony
hosted by NTT DoCoMo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Masao
Nakamura. Sixty-three companies and more than 200 people attended the
event hosted in Tokyo by Japan’s largest telecom operator.
Akira Kawada, country manager and president, Andrew Japan, accepted the
award on behalf of Andrew. Four awards were presented during the event
to recognize the top companies from among all of NTT DoCoMo’s global and
domestic suppliers. Andrew is the only company based outside of Japan
that won this award under the Network Segment category, with the other
three awards being presented to domestic handset companies.
“We are greatly honored to be the only overseas company to be recognized
by NTT DoCoMo,” said Kawada. “Acknowledged as one of the most
prestigious names in the telecom industry, NTT DoCoMo prides itself on
the high standards and quality of its work and, of course, they expect
no less in return. Thus, this award is recognition of not only Andrew’s
quality, but also the hard work and dedication our people have put in
towards meeting and exceeding those expectations.”
Andrew was nominated for the award by NTT, primarily for its strong
track record in delivering reliable, high quality and well-designed
products that incorporate state-of-the-art technologies. Andrew has been
supplying NTT DoCoMo with HELIAX® cables and connector products, which
have been used in NTT DoCoMo’s WCDMA and PDC base stations for wireless
networks since 1982.
The NTT DoCoMo award is the fourth such honor received by Andrew in the
past two years for its excellence in supporting customers in Asia. The
company was also been named best partner by ZTE in China, Samsung in
South Korea and Globe in Philippines. Andrew also has won best supplier
awards from Lucent, Siemens and Nortel in the past.
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.
HELIAX is a registered trademark of CommScope, Inc.
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