CommScope Takes Adelphia Hit

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The Adelphia Communications Corp. mess continues to negatively impact
vendors, as CommScope Inc. announced revised second-quarter financial

The company said it expects overall revenue to land between $150 million and
$160 million in the second quarter of 2002, down from its estimate of $160

CommScope said Adelphia represented about 11 percent of its total sales and
16 percent of accounts receivable. The vendor added that total Adelphia
receivables, as of May 31, were $22.5 million.

CommScope said it expects margins in the second quarter to land between 19
percent and 21 percent, compared with the first quarter's 22 percent. The
company blamed lower-than-expected sales and pricing pressure on certain