Andrew Corporation, a global leader in communications systems and products, has introduced the industry's most compact tower mounted amplifier (TMA) that will provide operators with an ideal option for coverage and capacity enhancement for 3G networks.

The new Andrew OneBase(TM) Compact TMA, at 1.5 liters, is the smallest and lightest tower mounted amplifier in the industry, making it simple to visually integrate at an operator's cell site or within a remote electrical tilt-enabled base station antenna. Compliant with the Antenna Interface Standards Group (AISG) standard that ensures basic interoperability of antennas and control infrastructure, it is antenna line independent and backward compatible with non-AISG UMTS sites.

OneBase Compact TMA will debut at Andrew's exhibit (Hall 1, Stand D08-D09) February 13-16 at 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona.

"The OneBase Compact TMA's advanced design features and Andrew's large manufacturing volume help ensure the lowest-cost, highest performing TMA available," said John Baker, vice president, technical marketing, Andrew Base Station Subsystems Group. "It has the unique combination of size, performance, and weight that operators are looking for in addressing challenges with site availability and network enhancements."

The product also fits all original equipment manufacturer base station transceiver system (BTS) configurations and is available with a best-in-class set of accessories to support long-term deployment in operator networks.

The OneBase Compact TMA is the most recent addition to the OneBase product family, which combines Andrew products and technology into complete solutions for use in integrated BTSs.

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 (, headquartered in Westchester, IL, is an S&P 500 company founded in 1937.

OneBase is a trademark of Andrew Corporation.

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