Passengers traveling through Brasilia International Airport in Brazil's
capital city now enjoy optimum quality wireless access, thanks to a
newly-installed wireless solution from Andrew Corporation, a global
leader in communications systems and products.
The Andrew in-building wireless solution to provide enhanced voice and
data coverage throughout Brazil's third busiest airport includes the
ION-B(R) optical fiber distributed antenna system, Cell-Max(TM) indoor
antennas, and HELIAX(R) coaxial cables.
"Andrew's coverage and capacity systems, which transmit in all wireless
frequencies and modulation standards with perfect integrity, are easy to
install and flexible to cover indoor areas of any size," said Bob
Hudzik, group president, Wireless Innovations, Andrew Corporation.
"That's part of the reason Andrew systems are chosen for installation in
airports and similar indoor environments around the world. We are
pleased to bring our coverage and capacity expertise to the many people
who visit the Brasilia International Airport."
Brasilia International Airport is a connection point for destinations
nationwide with operational capacity of 555,000 landings and take-offs
per year. Work is being done to expand the capacity of the terminal to
accommodate 16 million passengers annually.
Andrew offers a complete line of robust and field-proven distributed
communications system solutions for difficult coverage areas, tunnels,
metros, and buildings, and has more than 15 years of experience in
designing, installing, and managing large and complex radio frequency
distribution systems for metropolitan railways, building owners, and
public mobile radio and telephone operators throughout the world. Major
projects include the Hong Kong metro, Dallas-Ft. Worth International
Airport, Sydney Olympics, Montreal metro, Turin metro, and Germany's
Inter-City Express high speed rail.
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.
ION-B and HELIAX are registered trademarks of Andrew Corporation.
Cell-Max is a trademark of Andrew Corporation.
Forward Looking Statements
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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.