Architectural design and layouts of enterprise buildings, campuses and large venues can be the enemy of wireless technology, limiting signal coverage and making it difficult and costly to install systems to create better wireless coverage and capacity. CommScope Enterprise Solutions, a division of CommScope, Inc. (NYSE:CTV), helps overcome these significant hurdles with its new Wired for Wireless Solution, providing owners and developers of new buildings and campuses with the infrastructure necessary—in advance—to eliminate weak or blocked signal areas from the outset and prepare them for better wireless coverage over the structure’s lifetime.

As the demand for wireless coverage increases, the Wired for Wireless Solution serves as a building’s new utility for mobility. CommScope’s cost-effective innovation builds upon its enterprise structured cabling expertise and Andrew® brand of wireless products, engineered with wireless carrier and public safety communications requirements in mind, to flood a building with enhanced signal coverage from multiple indoor Andrew antennas, eliminating the need for future custom modifications. By implementing CommScope’s Wired for Wireless Solution during the construction phase, customers reduce the installation and design costs of a wireless system, eliminate the need for costly and time-consuming radio frequency (RF) site surveys, and protect wireless performance inside the building from future changes to the outdoor network.

“Our Wired for Wireless Solution provides a necessary foundation to ensure exceptional wireless coverage throughout the building’s lifecycle,” said Morgan Kurk, senior vice president of intelligent buildings, CommScope Enterprise Solutions. “The employees, suppliers, customers and general visitors that occupy these buildings and campuses rely on dependable connectivity in all aspects of their business and personal lives. A smartphone is becoming just as indispensable for business operations as electricity and plumbing are for the building. We believe the Wired for Wireless Solution is the most sensible way to better prepare a building or campus for its wireless needs - today and tomorrow.”

Most new hospitals, high-rise office buildings, hotels and government buildings boast energy-saving features such as heavily insulated walls and windows that reduce energy costs. Unfortunately, those same energy-saving measures can also make it difficult to receive outside wireless signals. Not only does the Wired for Wireless Solution provide the infrastructure to eliminate these dead zones within new buildings, but CommScope’s carrier-neutral solution frees enterprises and building owners from a single-carrier commitment, offering the flexibility to enable other applications that can contribute to enterprise efficiency and productivity.

CommScope's Wired for Wireless Solution is a part of the company’s total in-building wireless portfolio, which includes fiber distributed antenna system, repeater platform, radiating cable, and other coverage solutions. The Wired for Wireless Solution features two Andrew Cell-Max™ low-profile, multiband indoor antennas that cover 3G applications up to 2.7 MHz. It also utilizes Andrew’s HELIAX® 2.0 transmission line cables, both Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) and plenum, easy-to-install connectors for high performance and flexibility, and cable management apparatus.

Like all CommScope products, the Wired for Wireless Solution is designed and engineered to meet or exceed industry standards for performance reliability. Together, the Wired for Wireless products can provide ubiquitous wireless coverage throughout the entire structure – and in most cases, the entire structure’s lifespan.

“The Wired for Wireless Solution is a much-needed evolution to the way wireless infrastructure is implemented in enterprise buildings,” Kurk said. “Instead of waiting to find coverage trouble areas, CommScope’s cost-effective platform for uniform coverage provides building owners with a low-cost solution before the high-cost problem presents itself. This capability not only allows people to stay connected and achieve more in their day-to-day lives but long-term, it can help enterprises reduce infrastructure costs by embracing in-building wireless systems for their communications needs.”

CommScope’s Wired for Wireless Solution is available now globally. Customers are invited to “Connect and Evolve” with CommScope—including learning more about the Wired for Wireless Solution—at International CTIA WIRELESS 2010 (booth 2433), March 23 – 25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information about the Wired for Wireless Solution, visit www.commscope.com/wiredforwireless.

Andrew and HELIAX are registered trademarks and Wired for Wireless and Cell-Max are 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 Solutions™ brand it is a global leader in radio frequency subsystem solutions for wireless networks. Through its SYSTIMAX® and Uniprise® brands, CommScope is a world leader in network infrastructure solutions, delivering a complete end-to-end physical layer solution, including cables and connectivity, enclosures, intelligent software, and network design services 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 100 countries around the world.

This press release includes forward-looking statements that are based on information currently available to management, management’s 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 CommScope’s 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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