Commscope Joins WNCG as Affiliate

Monday, August 08, 2011

Commscope Joins as WNCG Industrial Affiliate' CommScope Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has joined the WNCG Industrial Affiliates program. With corporate headquarters in Hickory, NC, and major design centers in the Dallas, TX region, Commscope enjoys revenues in excess of $3 Billion annually, and is the leading connectivity solution provider for growth areas such as intelligent buildings, wireless site solutions, data centers, in-building wireless, and cable television. According to CommScope CTO Bob Suffern, 'The WNCG program is one of the leading wireless research programs in the world, and we look forward to working closely with the WNCG faculty and students at The University of Texas as we continue to innovate and bring new products to market.'WNCG faculty recently visited CommScope's facilities in Dallas for technical discussions and are looking forward to working with our newest affiliate. WNCG is one of the leading wireless research programs in the world, with over 140 graduate students and over $22 Million in funding since its inception in 2002. WNCG was recently named a NSF I/UCRC Wireless Internet Communications Advanced Technologies (WICAT) Center site, and has sponsorship from DARPA, DOD, and 13 major corporations who sit on the WNCG Industrial Affiliates board.