CommScope, Inc. (NYSE: CTV), a leader in broadband and high-performance communication cables, held its annual stockholders meeting today.

CommScope Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frank M. Drendel told stockholders that 1999 was another exciting year for both CommScope and the telecommunications industry. "This past year," Drendel noted, "we strengthened our leadership position as a key enabler of cable technology for 'Last Mile' broadband applications-for both wired and wireless networks."

Drendel told stockholders that he thinks CommScope is strategically positioned for ongoing growth. "With strengthening customer demand and an expanding portfolio of bandwidth-related cable products, we believe we can grow sales by more than 20% during calendar year 2000.

"We're excited about our outlook because we think the telecommunications industry is just beginning to unlock the potential of broadband Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC) networks," Drendel noted.

In other business, stockholders: (a) re-elected as directors Frank M. Drendel (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CommScope) and Duncan M. ("Lauch") Faircloth (Former U.S. Senator and private investor); (b) approved an amendment to the Amended and Restated CommScope, Inc. 1997 Long-Term Incentive Plan; and (c) ratified the appointment of independent auditors for 2000.

CommScope is the world's largest manufacturer of broadband coaxial cable and is a leading supplier of high-performance fiber optic and twisted pair cables for LAN, wireless and other communications applications.

Statements in this press release which are other than historical facts are intended to be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other related laws, and include, but are not limited to those statements related to sales and growth goals, customer demand and outlook. While CommScope believes such statements are reasonable, the actual results and effects could differ materially from those currently anticipated. Factors and risks that could cause such differences include, but are not limited to changes in cost and availability of materials, successful implementation of the bimetal operation and other vertical integration activities, successful expansion and related operation of our facilities, effective implementation of our integrated information system, developments in technology, pricing and acceptance of CommScope's products, industry competition, regulatory changes affecting our industries, international economic conditions, telecommunications industry capital spending, and other factors. The cautionary statements contained in Exhibit 99 to CommScope's 1999 Form 10-K are incorporated herein by reference.

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