CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communication networks, has expanded the availability of its next generation universal connectorsthe first that fit both corrugated and smoothwall cables for wireless networksand introduced a new hand-prep tool that makes installation simpler and more economical.

The Andrew EZfit® Series connectors, when properly installed, provide secure, water-tight connections to 50 ohm transmission line cables. Andrew EZfit connectors currently are being shipped for use on FXL-540 1/2-inch, 7/8-inch and 1-5/8-inch smoothwall cables. Connectors for use on SFX-500 1/2-inch and 1-1/4-inch smoothwall transmission line cables will be available by mid-year. The full line of EZfit Series connectors and tools for corrugated transmission line systems, such as HELIAX® coaxial cables, will be available to customers by mid-year. Whether smoothwall or corrugated, copper or aluminum, Andrew Wireless Solutionsthe CommScope division that is a global leader in communications systems and productswill be able to support cable connector requirements with one family of products.

Now that our two companies are combined, Andrew Wireless Solutions sales teams can offer their customers this next generation of technologically advanced connectors and tools, said Stan Catey, group vice president, Cable Products and Towers, Andrew Wireless Solutions. The expanded availability of EZfit Series connectors will benefit customers around the world through its full compatibility with both aluminum and copper transmission line systems and better overall connector performance. As the first connector series for both corrugated and smoothwall cable, EZfit will assist operators and distributors in consolidating inventory and simplifying network installations and maintenance.

Andrews EZfit Series also features new hand-prep tools that provide an easy-to-operate, economical option for contractors and installers when fitting EZfit Series connectors to cables. The durable EZfit tools eliminate the need for power tools and work on both corrugated and smooth-wall cables. EZfit tools are cost effective, as only a single tool is needed for each cable size.

Compared to the majority of connectors in use today, the new EZfit Series connectors and tools are lighter in weight, more corrosion resistant and more compact in design for easier handling during installation. Installers can reduce inventory and spare parts as a result of the EZfit Series cross compatibility and design flexibility.

The EZfit Series connectors and tools will be displayed as part of Andrew Wireless Solutions exhibit at CTIA WIRELESS 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 13.

EZfit and HELIAX are registered 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 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.

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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