Building upon the rapid adoption of XpressPrep coaxial drop cable, CommScope has expanded the offering to include Brightwire, the industry recognized benchmark for dry anti-corrosion protection.

CommScope Brightwire XP brings together two of the most popular features in coaxial drop cable. Combining the superior dry anti-corrosion features of Brightwire® with the innovative XpressPrep™ technology, Brightwire XP provides double-barreled benefits to customer installations of drop cable by offering lower initial and long-term operational costs.

“By combining two successful, field-proven technologies into one product, CommScope is offering customers a higher level of reliability and installation time savings,” said Ric Johnsen, senior vice president, Broadband, CommScope. “With the success and great response we are receiving from XpressPrep customers, we are pleased that Brightwire dry anti-corrosion technology can now be offered to even further enhance our line of XpressPrep cables. Brightwire XP is a combination of two great technologies offering our customers a true drop cable solution.”

CommScope manufactures the world’s most widely-deployed 75 ohm drop cable, available in a full array of shielding configurations. These products provide high-quality signal transmission, fast and easy installation, and have a record of dependable service and quality in virtually every part of the world. The availability of Brightwire dry anti-corrosive treatment further protects the integrity of the broadband drop plant while lowering operation and installation costs.

Since its introduction, CommScope’s XpressPrep cable has seen rapid, wide-scale adoption by major cable MSOs. By reducing the number of steps required to prepare a tri-shield cable for connectorization, XpressPrep can significantly reduce the time normally required for cable end preparation and improves system reliability by increasing the chances of proper connectorization.

Brightwire XP and XpressPrep both meet and exceed all applicable SCTE specifications assuring customers a high performing product and full compatibility with industry standard tri-shield connectors.

“We are excited about our customers’ widespread acceptance of the XpressPrep cable product and proud to expand the line to include our legendary Brightwire technology, enabling customers to realize the benefits associated with both of these innovative technologies,” said Johnsen.

From advanced hybrid fiber-coax (HFC) networks to state of the art fiber-to-the-X (FTTx) architectures, CommScope offers a complete portfolio of radio frequency (RF) and optical network infrastructure solutions that enable cable operators worldwide to provide high bandwidth services for residential and commercial customers. CommScope is chosen time and again by leading cable operators around the globe recognizing CommScope’s leadership position and 30-plus year commitment to making products of the highest quality yielding unrelenting reliability and system performance. From CommScope’s BrightPath FTTx solution to AIM, an industry leading inventory management solution, CommScope’s innovative product and service solutions provide extraordinary value to customers as they roll out digital voice, high definition video and high speed data services.

Brightwire is a registered trademark and XpressPrep a trademark of CommScope, Inc.

About CommScope

CommScope, Inc. (NYSE: CTV; www.commscope.com) provides essential infrastructure that makes communication possible. We empower people to connect and communicate seamlessly where, when, and how they choose. Our solutions and services for wired and wireless networks enable high-bandwidth data, video, and voice applications everywhere—at home, at work, and on the go. Through every wave of technology, CommScope helps the world connect and evolve. Backed by numerous respected brands such as Andrew®, SYSTIMAX® and Uniprise®, CommScope supports customers in more than 100 countries around the world through its focus on integrity, ethics, quality and technical innovation.

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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