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CommScope to Showcase Bandwidth-Enabling Solutions at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Orlando

PON, Edge QAM and CCAP Platform to be displayed

HICKORY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, will showcase its complete bandwidth-enabling portfolio, including its new Passive Optical Network (PON) solution and upcoming Converge Cable Access Platform (CCAP) platform during the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo® October 17-19 in Orlando.

“CommScope continues to introduce infrastructure that connects people and technologies through every evolution, as well as assist operators on what technologies to deploy to support their ever increasing demand for bandwidth,” said Ric Johnsen, senior vice president, Broadband, CommScope. “We believe CommScope is unique in offering a complete solution portfolio allowing operators to provide consumers with today’s advanced services while also preparing them for demands of the future.”

The new PON family of solutions provides MSOs (multiple system operators) the ability to deliver advanced voice, video and data services to their subscribers using fiber optic networks. The solution has been designed to be deployed in various situations including residential FTTx, access networks for commercial accounts, multi-dwelling units, commercial in-building, security and building automation and wireless access points.

In addition to the PON solution, CommScope will once again display its award-winning Universal Wideband Edge QAM solution, the LxS-16016. The Universal Wideband Edge QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation) solution maximizes a network’s flexibility, allowing operators to roll out their existing MPEG video and DOCSIS® data and voice services. It also supports higher bandwidth and next-generation IP based services over HFC (hybrid fiber coax) networks without the need for additional hardware or service disruptions. It is designed to reduce power consumption in headend/hub environments through consolidation of equipment.

For the first time, CommScope will showcase its upcoming CCAP platform—the CSP (Converged Services Platform) family of products—to the industry. The CSP product line takes the industry-leading capabilities of our current Edge QAM solution (Universal Wideband) and adds support for DOCSIS upstream and MAC (media access control), native IP processing and EPON/EPOC (EPON over Coax) support in a denser, more scalable platform.

CommScope will continue to advise MSOs on how to add intelligence into their networks, allowing them to make adjustments to parameters improving network performance and increasing overall operational efficiency. CommScope will also participate in the SCTE Smart Energy Management Showcase (Booth No. 11), where it will show a presentation on its various energy management solutions, including its hydrogen fuel cell.

Several CommScope experts will speak on various topics on SCTE’s Center Stage. The schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, October 17 at 2:30 p.m.
    Bringing Technology, Energy and Intelligence to Bear—A Vision for Sustainable Critical Infrastructure
    Mark Alrutz, director, Worldwide Technical Sales and Services, Broadband
  • Wednesday, October 17 at 4 p.m.
    Edge QAM—A Roadmap to Higher Bandwidth Services
    Shane Eleniak, vice president, Advanced Broadband Solutions
  • Thursday, October 18 at 11 a.m.
    Broadband Optical Advancements
    Robert Riggsby, product management, HomeConnect™ Solutions
  • Thursday, October 18 at 4:30 p.m.
    Fiber Architecture for Lower Density FTTx Deployments for the Capacity Management
    Tom Anderson, director, Product Management, Advanced Broadband Solutions

SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2012, hosted by the Society of Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), will be held at the Orange County Convention Center. CommScope’s booth (No. 2822) will have interactive touchscreens showcasing many of the technology, intelligence and energy conservation and management solutions the company has to offer the cable television and broadband industries.

HomeConnect is a trademark of CommScope, Inc. Cable-Tec Expo is a registered trademark of the Society of Cable Telecommunication Engineers. DOCSIS is a registered trademark of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

About CommScope

CommScope (www.commscope.com) has played a role in virtually all the world’s best communication networks. We create the infrastructure that connects people and technologies through every evolution. Our portfolio of end-to-end solutions includes critical infrastructure our customers need to build high-performing wired and wireless networks. As much as technology changes, our goal remains the same: to help our customers create, innovate, design, and build faster and better. We’ll never stop connecting and evolving networks for the business of life at home, at work, and on the go.

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. 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.

News Media Contact:
Joseph P. Depa III, CommScope
+1 828-431-9803 or publicrelations@commscope.com
or
Financial Contact:
Phil Armstrong, CommScope
+1 828-323-4848

Source: CommScope, Inc.