The CommScope family of integrated cabinets, for years one of the top choices by North American telecommunications carriers, is being expanded under Andrew Wireless Solutions with new products that address the unique requirements of wireless operators around the world.

Andrew cabinets for wireless operators are environmentally controlled enclosures that protect equipment at a cell site or remote installation. Andrews full line of integrated cabinets connect and protect radio, power, amplifier and battery electronics while delivering industry leading acoustic and thermal performance.

Andrew Wireless Solutions is a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communication networks for the wireless industry. The two newest additions to the Andrew cabinet family, introduced this week at CTIA WIRELESS 2008 in Las Vegas, are the EcoPower Cabinet and the RBA84 Series Cabinet.

EcoPower Integrated Fuel Cell Solution is Eco-Friendly

EcoPower provides an environmentally friendly DC backup power solution for wireless and wireline networks, with a cabinet design that is modular and flexible to meet the most stringent backup power needs. The cabinets proton exchange membrane (PEM) hydrogen fuel cells, housed in a secure, weather resistant cabinet for outdoor deployment, offers a smaller footprint and more dense power backup than what has been available previously from competitors.

The EcoPower cabinet, at 63 inches high by 45 inches wide by 52 inches deep, is the most compact integrated fuel cell system available, providing up to 16kW in a single cabinet. With power supplied by two 8kW fuel cells, the EcoPower cabinet is cooled without use of outside air in a sealed compartment to keep out dust, contaminants and condensation, thereby helping to prevent deterioration of equipment housed inside.

With its cabinet cooling and heating system, the PEM fuel cell delivers optimum power output at ambient temperatures that can range from -40 degrees Celsius to 46 degrees C, with an exceptionally high degree of reliability that helps ensure uninterrupted power during utility power failures.

Traditional battery backup cabinets and diesel generators take a back seat to the capabilities of the Andrew EcoPower cabinet, said Anil Trehan, chief technology officer, Carrier. This cabinet provides a superior eco-friendly power supply that offers significant operational cost savings over the life of the cabinet. It also is ideal at addressing mandated minimum power supply requirements, such as the US Federal Communications Commissions recent ruling that calls for at least eight hours of power backup at cell sites.

The Andrew EcoPower fuel cell cabinet is currently available for field trials. General availability is scheduled for June 2008.

RBA84 Cabinet Flexible, Durable and Aesthetically Pleasing Design

The Andrew RBA84 Series Cabinet has been designed specifically for the needs of wireless operators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Its flexible configuration enables it to accept radio, power and battery equipment from various OEMs, providing operators with long-term versatility at network cell sites.

The RBA84 Series also has configurable cooling options, ranging from air conditioning to hydrophobic or mesh filter air cooling, for optimal thermal performance, while minimizing cost. It also utilizes variable speed fan technology to minimize the acoustic signature. It is constructed of rugged 1/8th inch thick aluminum, with UL50 and GR487 Zone 4 compliance, making it durable for outdoor usage. Its aesthetic design includes a louvered front door and three rear access panels, blending appearance and functionality.

The RBA84 Series strengthens our family of integrated cabinets for wireless applications, said Julie Nielson, vice president, Product Management and Engineering, Andrew Wireless Solutions. Andrew cabinets are now more accommodating to various OEM radio and power equipment, making them more versatile and available for quicker deployment. Andrew cabinets overall help our customers protect their considerable investment in equipment from environmental elements.

EcoPower is a trademark 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 Wireless 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 130 countries around the world.

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