CommScope, Inc. (NYSE: CTV) intends to release preliminary results for
its fourth quarter ending December 31, 2001 after the market closes on
Wednesday, February 6, 2002. These preliminary results will not include
anticipated losses of OFS BrightWave, LLC, an optical fiber and fiber
cable venture between CommScope and Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd of Japan
(Tokyo: 5801). CommScope acquired an 18.4% ownership interest in OFS
BrightWave, LLC, during the fourth quarter of 2001 and will report its
results using the equity method of accounting.
CommScope expects to release complete fourth-quarter and full-year 2001
financial results in March, after OFS BrightWave, LLC, concludes its
financial review and external audit.
CommScope will host a conference call to review preliminary fourth
quarter 2001 results at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 6,
2002. You are invited to listen to the conference call or live webcast
with Frank Drendel, Chairman and CEO, Brian Garrett, President and COO,
and Jearld Leonhardt, Executive Vice President and CFO.
To participate in the conference call, domestic and international
callers should dial 212-896-6066. Please plan to dial in 10-15 minutes
before the start of the call to facilitate a timely connection. The
live, listen-only audio of the conference call will also be available
via the Internet at: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=2813.
If you are unable to participate on the call and would like to hear a
replay, you may dial 800-633-8284. International callers should dial
858-812-6440 for the replay. The replay ID is 20253126. The replay will
be available through Friday, February 8th. A webcast replay will also be
archived for a limited period of time following the conference call via
the Internet on CommScope's web site (http://www.commscope.com).
CommScope is the world's largest manufacturer of broadband coaxial cable
for Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC) applications and a leading supplier of
high- performance fiber optic and twisted pair cables for LAN, wireless
and other communications applications.
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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.