CommScope, Inc. (NYSE: CTV), a world leader in cable and connectivity
solutions, today announced that its new AirBridge(TM) Wireless Plant
Extension product has won a Communications Technology Magazine Readers'
Choice Award for 2005. Based on a vote by the participants attending the
2005 Cable-Tec Expo(R) held in June 2005, AirBridge was selected over
three other finalists in its category, "Best New Distribution/Line and
Transmission Product." The AirBridge system is designed to enable the
deployment of carrier-grade business services to areas where multiple
system operator (MSO) service is not currently available.
"The rapid deployment of voice, advanced video and data services over
HFC, wireless and fiber is building the need for more and better
products like never before," said Jerry Gunderson, publisher of
Communications Technology Magazine. "This year's winners, finalists and
participants reflect an excellence and commitment to the industry that
will fulfill the promise that cable represents to both residential and
AirBridge consists of a radio system that can transmit a data channel to
a receiver to deliver cable modem or other services to subscribers
within transmitter range. CommScope introduced it to help MSOs deal with
challenges associated with commercial zoning restrictions, right of way
problems or other delays often occurring with traditional installations
of new coaxial or fiber optic cables. The AirBridge system is extremely
craft-friendly and easy to install, offering system transparency as well
as the ability to facilitate many services including DOCSIS(R) cable
modem links and VoIP to business customers.
CommScope is a world leader in the design and manufacture of "last mile"
cable and connectivity solutions for communication networks. Through our
SYSTIMAX(R) Solutions and Uniprise(TM) brands we are the global leader
in structured cabling systems for business enterprise applications. We
are also the world's largest manufacturer of coaxial cable for Hybrid
Fiber Coaxial (HFC) applications. Backed by strong research and
development, CommScope combines technical expertise and proprietary
technology with global manufacturing capability to provide customers
with high-performance wired or wireless cabling solutions.
This press release includes forward-looking statements that are based on
information currently available to management, management's beliefs, as
well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events.
Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are
subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, which could
cause the actual results to differ materially from those currently
expected. For a more detailed description of the factors that could
cause such a difference, please see CommScope's filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. In providing forward-looking
statements, the company does not intend, and is not undertaking any
obligation or duty, to update these statements as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.
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