CommScope


CommScope
CommScope
Website www.commscope.com

CommScope Inc. is a multinational telecommunications company based in Hickory, North Carolina since its founding in 1976. CommScope is a 1997 spin-off of General Instruments, and now has over 15,000 employees worldwide, with customers in over 130 countries.

CommScope manufactures SYSTIMAX and Uniprise brands of Enterprise infrastructure of copper Unshielded Twisted Pair cabling, connector panels, jacks and fiber optic cabling, connector panels, racking and metals. CommScope also manufactures environmentally secure cabinets for FTTN and DSL applications.

In 2007 CommScope's net sales were approximately US$1.93 billion.[citation needed]

On October 25, 2010, The Carlyle Group announced it would pay $31.50 a share, or about $2.98 billion, to take CommScope private.[1]

In July 2011, CommScope received the 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award from Technology Marketing Corporation for its product, Wired For Wirless.[2]

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Acquisitions

In 2004 the company acquired Avaya's Connectivity Solutions business, and in 2007 acquired Andrew Corporation, for a total of 15,000 employees worldwide. The Avaya business acquisition included the legacy intellectual property and patents from Western Electric, AT&T, Lucent Technologies and Avaya. Also in January 2008 CommScope acquired Andrew Corp. A leader in wireless infrastructure and equipment. Andrew's products include antennas, cables, amplifiers, repeaters, transceivers, as well as software and training for the broadband and cellular industries.

Notes

  1. ^ "CommScope in talks with Carlyle on $2.98B buyout". News & Record. Associated Press. 2010-10-25. http://www.news-record.com/content/2010/10/25/article/commscope_in_talks_with_carlyle_on_298b_buyout. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  2. ^ "CommScope Receives 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award | EON: Enhanced Online News". eon.businesswire.com. 2011 [last update]. http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20110720005044/en/CommScope/Wired-for-Wireless/TMC. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 


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