“CommScope helps companies evolve their networks to keep up with the demand. Because CommScope is headquartered in North Carolina, and has significant manufacturing operations here, winning this award makes tonight especially thrilling," said Eddie Edwards, president and chief executive officer, CommScope.
CommScope, Inc, a global
leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, was
selected by the North Carolina
Technology Association (NCTA) as the 2016
winner of the Large Technology Company Award during last night’s NC Tech Awards Gala in
NCTA recognized CommScope for its vast portfolio of
network infrastructure that includes some of the world’s most robust and
innovative wireless and fiber optic solutions. CommScope serves customers in more than
100 countries including a majority of the FORTUNE 100 and major
telecommunications carriers around the globe. It employs approximately 25,000
employees globally with approximately 1,900 in North Carolina.
CommScope’s solutions can also be found in the largest
buildings, venues and outdoor spaces including two in North Carolina:
“Due to the insatiable
demand for bandwidth, networks are evolving, converging and becoming more
complex,” said Eddie Edwards, president and chief executive officer, CommScope.
“CommScope helps companies evolve their networks to keep up with the demand.
Because CommScope is headquartered in North
Carolina, and has significant manufacturing operations here, winning this award
makes tonight especially thrilling.”
“Since 1995, the NC Tech Awards has honored excellence
and innovation throughout North Carolina, representing the best and brightest,”
said Brooks Raiford, president and chief
executive officer, North Carolina Technology
Association. “As a winner of the Large Company Award, CommScope has
distinguished itself as a peer-leader and we are proud to recognize them as a
2016 NC Tech Awards winner.”
The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina’s only statewide
technology awards program, recognizing companies and individuals who have
characterized excellence, innovation and leadership in 25 categories. More than
900 technology leaders attended last night’s event held at the Raleigh
This mark’s CommScope second year in a row receiving an
NC Tech Award. Last year, CommScope took home the Communications Technology Award.
CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) helps companies around the world design,
build and manage their wired and wireless networks. Our vast portfolio of
network infrastructure includes some of the world’s most robust and innovative
wireless and fiber optic solutions. Our talented and experienced global team is
driven to help customers increase bandwidth; maximize existing capacity;
improve network performance and availability; increase energy efficiency; and
simplify technology migration. You will find our solutions in the largest
buildings, venues and outdoor spaces; in data centers and buildings of all
shapes, sizes and complexity; at wireless cell sites; in telecom central
offices and cable headends; in FTTx deployments; and in airports, trains, and
tunnels. Vital networks around the world run on CommScope solutions.
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The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is the
statewide membership association for the tech sector. Because technology is
integral to any enterprise regardless of size or function, NCTA membership is
open to all companies, organizations and institutions. NCTA serves
organizations and their people through events, advocacy, virtual networks and
resources. For more information, visit our website at www.nctechnology.org.
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