Meeting with friends or sharing the excitement of one of the worlds biggest pop acts is easy for concert goers inside The O2 in London thanks to Andrew, the CommScope, Inc. division that is a global leader in communications products and systems.

Andrew supplied a multi-operator ION(Intelligent Optical Network) fiber distributed antenna system to O2, the leading UK mobile operator, in support of a coverage and capacity system inside The O2 over the last year. Andrews 15 ION-M 9/18/21c tri-band remote units take signals from dedicated operator base stations or repeaters and spread them via fiber-optic cables throughout the arena to ensure reliable voice and data coverage for the millions of annual attendees to the entertainment venue.

Andrew has worked often with O2 over the last 10 years, supplying wireless infrastructure solutions that include the management of most of the operators repeater systems. We are pleased that O2 continues to call on Andrew for ensuring its customers can use the latest voice and data services wherever they are, said Andrea Casini, vice president, Europe, Middle East, North Africa Sales and Marketing, Andrew. We are especially proud to have done so in The O2.

The O2 recently confirmed its position as the most popular music venue on the planet, based on Pollstar arena figures that show first quarter 2008 ticket sales of almost half a million, which is the most worldwide. Many of the worlds greatest acts have played at The O2.

Andrew is a world leader in providing coverage and capacity solutions, with a comprehensive coverage and capacity product portfolio that includes ION distributed antenna systems, Node repeaters, RADIAX® radiating coaxial cable, in-building antennas, supporting passive devices, and worldwide support teams for network design, installation and testing. The company has more than 15 years of experience in designing, installing, and managing large and complex radio frequency distribution systems for metropolitan railways, building owners, and public mobile radio and telephone operators throughout the world. Major projects have included the 2006 World Cup stadiums; major venues used during the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games; the tallest building in the worldBuilding 101 in Taipei, Taiwan; metro rails in Beijing, Hong Kong, Moscow and Montreal; and numerous international airports.

RADIAX is a registered trademark and ION is a trademark of CommScope, Inc.

About O2

  • Telefónica O2 UK Limited is a leading communications company for consumers and businesses in the UK, with over 18.7 million mobile customers and over 190,000 fixed broadband customers as at 30 June 2008.
  • O2 is the naming rights partner of The O2, the world-class entertainment venue.
  • Telefónica O2 UK Limited is part of Telefónica Europe plc which is a business division of Telefónica S.A. and which owns O2 in the UK, Ireland, Slovakia, Germany and the Czech Republic, and has 43.8 million customers.
  • O2 was ranked the 6th best place to work in the Best Companies to Work for 2008 List and has been awarded a three-star accreditation denoting an extraordinary company.
  • O2 was launched on 1 May 2002 and now has more customers than any other UK mobile network.

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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