As operators around the world continue network expansions, they soon
will have another key element in their drive to increase capacity and
reduce costs from Andrew Wireless Solutions, the CommScope, Inc.
division that is a global leader in communications systems and products.
The Andrew OneBase™ Extender Multi-Sector
Micro is designed to be the smallest multicarrier power amplifier (MCPA)
configuration for wireless operators. This single cabinet will support
three separate antenna feeds at a base station site.
Available in April 2008, the Multi-Sector Micro will join Andrew’s
OneBase Extender portfolio of efficient, high power MCPAs that already
are in deployment at thousands of 2G and 3G network sites worldwide
supporting CDMA, GSM and WCDMA technologies, and combinations thereof.
Andrew OneBase MCPAs extend the coverage or increase the capacity of
wireless base stations. By providing active combining and coverage
enhancement, Andrew OneBase MCPAs help reduce the need for additional
antennas, feeder lines and cell sites.
“Andrew continues to innovate as the demands
for lower-cost options at base station sites continues to grow,”
said Robert Suffern, vice president, Radio Frequency Power Amplifiers,
Andrew Wireless Solutions. “The Multi-Sector
Micro is another example of our innovative use of power amplifier
technology and eagerness to help our operator customers address the need
to boost network performance while maintaining cost efficiency.”
In addition to its high power density, the OneBase Multi-Sector Micro is
differentiated by its unique remote diagnostics, performance monitoring
and power failure capabilities, which simplify the operators’
continuous operations support. In addition, Andrew utilizes its global
presence to offer local assistance with network planning, plus on-site
system installation and support.
OneBase is a trademark of CommScope, Inc.
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 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, 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.