WESTCHESTER, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andrew Wireless Solutions, the CommScope, Inc. division that is a global leader in communications systems and products, has increased the compatibility and value proposition of its Teletilt product family by upgrading the remote electrical tilt (RET) systems components.

Andrew now manufactures all of its Teletilt system components and firmware to be compliant with Antenna Interface Standards Group (AISG) 1.1 and 2.0 modes, making them compatible with more existing and future tower equipment. This increase in compatibility should translate into increased cost savings for wireless operators, who can avoid replacing Teletilt components during new technology roll outs or upgrades at their cell sites.

Our Teletilt system is centered on cost-savings by allowing operators to re-align their coverage patterns without sending out tower crews, said Jim Bowen, vice president and general manager, Base Station Antennas, Andrew. It only made sense to upgrade Teletilt components to the latest interface standards, ensuring they work with a variety of tower equipment.

Andrew has also introduced its new Antenna Network Management System (ANMS) Site Manager software interface, which enables operators to access their Teletilt-enabled sites from network centers anywhere in the world over an Ethernet connection. ANMS Site Manager gives operators routine, instant feedback of their network, allowing them to make easy adjustments to changing wireless traffic patterns, all from a remote location.

Operators dont even need to send someone to plug into the controller at the site, said Bowen. Everything can be done from any remote location that the operator chooses.

Andrew is offering ANMS Site Manager as an included feature with new purchases of its upgraded Teletilt rack mounted controller, the ATC300-1000. The new controller is both AISG 1.0, 1.1, and 2.0 and Server Message Block (SMB) compliant and supports up to 32 AISG antenna line addresses in one unit. SMB compatibility offers savings on site costs to operators because SMB connections use less expensive bias tees as opposed to more expensive smart bias tees. Operators will find that Andrews single controller box can plug into almost any RF path equipment including the next generation of base station antenna equipment.

Site technicians and RF engineers can also utilize Andrews new diagnostic tool, the ATTK200-KIT, for assistance in site installation and maintenance. The kit will identify any Teletilt-enabled antennas installed at the site and their configurations, making identification easier. The kit allows for testing and maintenance to be conducted without cutting into the RET cable, meaning another cost saving.

Andrew will display its new and upgraded Teletilt system components at the Convergence India 2008 trade show in New Delhi, India, on March 19 21, and at the CTIA WIRELESS 2008 show in Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 13.

Teletilt is a trademark 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.

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