Building upon its previous top vendor awards from three of the world's largest telecommunications infrastructure providers, Andrew Corporation, a global leader in communications systems and products, has been named "best global partner" by ZTE Corporation.

ZTE, the fastest growing global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, chose Andrew for this annual award based on cost, quality, delivery, and service during 2005.

The award is Andrew's first from a Chinese communications equipment provider, and follows the company's designation as supplier of the year for 2004 by Nortel, Lucent, and Siemens (Brazil).

"We are pleased to earn this recognition, as it reflects the hard work of our people and Andrew's comprehensive support of ZTE in China and throughout the world," said Patrick Leung, managing director--China, Andrew Corporation. "Through a combination of global resources and local focus, we remain fully committed to helping ZTE achieve success in addressing wireless opportunities in China and markets around the world."

ZTE is a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. ZTE's product range is the most complete in the world, covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless, and handset markets. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to customers in more than 100 countries, helping them to achieve continued revenue growth and to shape the future of the world's communications.

About Andrew Corporation

Andrew Corporation (NASDAQ:ANDW) designs, manufactures, and delivers innovative and essential equipment and solutions for the global communications infrastructure market. The company serves operators and equipment manufacturers from facilities in 35 countries. Andrew (www.andrew.com), headquartered in Westchester, IL, is an S&P 500 company founded in 1937.

Forward Looking Statements

Some of the statements in this news release are forward looking statements and we caution our stockholders and others that these statements involve certain risks and uncertainties. Factors that may cause actual results to differ from expected results include fluctuations in commodity costs, the company's ability to integrate acquisitions and to realize the anticipated synergies and cost savings, the effects of competitive products and pricing, economic and political conditions that may impact customers' ability to fund purchases of our products and services, the company's ability to achieve the cost savings anticipated from cost reduction programs, fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, the timing of cash payments and receipts, end use demands for wireless communication services, the loss of one or more significant customers, and other business factors. Investors should also review other risks and uncertainties discussed in company documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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