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Photo Release - NASDAQ Welcomes CommScope to The NASDAQ Stock Market


NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (Nasdaq:COMM), a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, commenced on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on Friday, October 25, 2013.

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CommScope provides connectivity and infrastructure solutions for wireless, business enterprise and residential broadband networks. The firm offers radio frequency (RF) solutions, intelligent connectivity and cabling platforms, data center and intelligent building infrastructure and broadband access solutions. CommScope is based in Hickory, North Carolina, and serves customers in more than 100 countries. Through its extensive history, CommScope has been instrumental in the creation of cable TV infrastructure, the first wireless networks, the first data centers, and the first intelligent buildings. CommScope continues to enable and empower many of the top-performing networks in existence today.

"Through its premier solutions for connectivity and bandwidth, CommScope has played a leading role in virtually all of the best communication networks," said Bob Greifeld, CEO of NASDAQ OMX. "NASDAQ OMX is thrilled to welcome CommScope to The NASDAQ Stock Market, and looks forward to supporting their continued success as a public company."

NASDAQ OMX has been the exchange of choice for some of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies. By listing with NASDAQ OMX, CommScope joins leading technology companies including Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit Follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter ( (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

The information contained above is provided for informational and educational purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. Neither The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. nor any of its affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the financial condition of any company. Statements regarding NASDAQ-listed companies are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL IS STRONGLY ADVISED.


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CONTACT: NASDAQ Media Contact: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310

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