PPC Broadband Inc. ("PPC"), a Belden brand, and Times Fiber Communications Inc. ("TFC"), a subsidiary of Amphenol Corporation, are pleased to announce an important global partnership in the broadband connectivity field. This global partnership encompasses a range of connectivity inventions, and creates broader availability of connectivity solutions for system operators world-wide. "This partnership expands our commitment to the industry as our customers build advanced networks to meet the future needs of broadband," said Dave Jackson, President of PPC. "The connectivity technology in this partnership improves the reliability and efficiency of broadband communication networks, thus enabling advanced service offerings." "We are extremely pleased to have reached an agreement on what we expect to be a long term partnership with the PPC team on this interconnect technology," said Zak Raley, President of TFC. "We look forward to expanding the market footprint of this exciting technology, enabling the next generation of broadband interconnect across the many markets we both serve." About PPC - a Belden Brand (NYSE: BDC) With more patents in connector technology than any other company worldwide, PPC has pioneered many of the advancements available in the broadband industry today and is a proven leader in the design and manufacture of connector technology for the telecommunications and satellite industries around the globe. Headquartered in East Syracuse, N.Y., PPC also has locations in Denmark, St. Kitts, and China. More information is available at www.ppc-online.com. About TFC TFC AMPHENOL: AT THE CENTER OF INNOVATION Since 1948, Times Fiber (TFC) has been an innovator in engineering cable solutions for the Broadband market. Through the years, TFC has broadened our market scope to design unique solutions across multiple markets. TFC has the ability to design complex custom 50 Ohm and 75 Ohm cable, connector, and passive and active broadband solutions, supported by a global footprint and manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Asia and South American. More information is available at http://www.timesfiber.com.