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Surge Arrestors and Accessories

Premium lightning protection for your network

Protect your transmission lines from unpredictable but inevitable lightning strikes with Andrew® surge arrestors. Our completely weatherproof surge arrestors and components feature low return loss, low insertion loss and low passive intermodulation (PIM). These surge arrestors are available in a wide range of types and configurations, including designs that support WiMAX and AISG.

  • Weatherproof designs
  • Low return and insertion loss
  • Excellent PIM performance
Dec 14, 2015

Can You Afford to Use Substandard Network Products?

Low-quality cable accessories and structural elements can threaten the performance and reliability of wireless networks. They might be less expensive but can also be less reliable over time. Substandard products ultimately perform poorly in the field and can lead to network performance problems in ways that aren’t initially obvious. Jeff Epstein explains more and provides examples in today’s blog post.
Jul 13, 2015

Installing an LTE Cell Site

The most common source of the performance-degrading interference called passive intermodulation (PIM) is poor installation. That’s what CommScope’s Site Solutions and Services team has discovered over the years while performing audits of existing LTE sites. Installation errors are often related to improper connections that create PIM-generating problems. See today’s blog post by Mike Fabbri for more information and a link to the LTE Best Practices ebook.
Mar 11, 2015

A Good Time to Talk Safety

Safety was a key focus at the recent NATE 2015 trade show. After attending the event, Eric Leichter reflected on how CommScope communicates about safety for its fiber-to-the-antenna and coaxial feeder cables. Eric offers some important feeder cable safety information in today’s blog post.