CommScope, Inc. (NYSE:CTV) a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, today announced the significant expansion of WebTrak™, a Web program that puts cabling factory test results online.

“We’ve all filed important paperwork in a place where we couldn’t possibly forget, and then, as soon as there’s a need to reference it, the paperwork is missing. The same can happen with cabling,” said Mark Peterson, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Enterprise, CommScope. “For every length of CommScope cabling sold, factory testing and diagnostic performance results are attached to the cable spools. On occasion, this paperwork is misplaced. However, with WebTrak, installers can interface with the CommScope Web, easily retrieving data online and securing crucial paperwork.”

“We've received phone calls from customers who have misplaced their paperwork, and at times, the process to find individual reports can be lengthy,” said Peterson. “For this reason alone, we believe that WebTrak provides a huge benefit for installers and IT personnel. As an installer completes testing, he can look online using WebTrak to compare the test performance to the original specifications. The installer can receive instant feedback without needing to keep track of a physical report.”

The patented and trademarked WebTrak process provides Internet access to factory test reports. For optical fiber cables, paper tests will continue to ship with cabling reels. For Internet access to the test reports, the process is simple: all installers need is the WebTrak ID number or, for optical fiber cable, the serial number. This number is printed on the cable jacket. Installers can enter this number on the CommScope Web site and pull up the cable’s factory test results in PDF format from anywhere in the world at any hour. To access a test report for Uniprise products you can click on To access a test report for SYSTIMAX products you can click on

For UTP copper cables, the results include Near End Crosstalk (NEXT), Power Sum Crosstalk (PSNEXT), Equal Level Far End Crosstalk (ELFEXT), Power Sum Equal Level Far End Crosstalk (PSELFEXT), Return Loss, Impedance, Attenuation and propagation delay. For optical fiber cables the results include cable construction and attenuation data for each optical fiber at two test wavelengths.

The service is already offered on CommScope’s Uniprise® UTP cabling, but it will be extended to the 71, 81 and 91 series SYSTIMAX® copper cables, and all CommScope enterprise fiber cabling.

“Occasionally, vendors may face delays due to the need to secure essential testing documentation. We believe that CommScope provides the best solution to any potential delay,” said Peterson. “The immediacy of the release of data from WebTrak should bring piece of mind to the contractors and to the end users.”

About CommScope

CommScope (NYSE:CTV) is a world leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks. Through its SYSTIMAX® Solutions and Uniprise™ brands, CommScope is the global leader in structured cabling systems for business enterprise applications. It is 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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