Led by Chief Executive Officer Eddie Edwards (center), the senior leadership team of CommScope [NASDAQ: COMM], celebrates its initial public offering and first stock trading Friday, October 25, at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square, New York City during the Opening Bell ceremony. CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, re-entered the public trading market after becoming a private company in early 2011 following its acquisition by affiliates of The Carlyle Group.
CommScope has played a role in virtually all the world's best communication networks, providing connectivity and bandwidth solutions for wireless, business enterprise and residential broadband networks. The firm, based in Hickory, NC, offers radio frequency (RF) solutions, intelligent connectivity and cabling platforms, data center and intelligent building infrastructure and broadband access solutions. Though its extensive history, CommScope has been instrumental in the creation of cable television infrastructure, the first wireless networks, the first data centers and the first intelligent buildings. The company's approximately 12,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries.