ADC and SBC extend supplier agreement for connectivity products

January 15, 2003--ADC today announced a three-year extension of an agreement to supply connectivity equipment to SBC Services Inc. The new extension provides for multi-millions of dollars in purchases and makes ADC a preferred supplier of connectivity products to SBC.

ADC today announced a three-year extension of an agreement to supply connectivity equipment to SBC Services Inc., an SBC Communications Inc. company. The new extension provides for multi-millions of dollars in purchases and makes ADC a preferred supplier of connectivity products to SBC.

"ADC values our long-standing relationship with SBC and we're pleased to provide this leading data, voice, and Internet service provider with our world-class connectivity equipment," asserts Rick Roscitt, chairman and chief executive officer of ADC. "We will continue to lend our expertise in delivering the right equipment designed for next-generation services that SBC business and residential customers demand."

The agreement calls for ADC to supply copper and fiber connectivity products, including digital signal cross connect (DSX) systems, fiber-optic panels and frames, and FiberGuide fiber-optic cable raceway systems. These products are used in a variety of central and remote office installations to help deliver broadband communications services.

"The deployment of ADC connectivity equipment in SBC's network helps us to deliver voice, Internet/data, and broadband services to our customers," explains John Monday, vice president of finance and engineering support for SBC.

For more information about ADC, (Minneapolis, MN), visit the company's Web site at www.adc.com.

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