March 16, 2010

Source: Tyco Electronics

Company to Immediately Begin Operating Under the Name Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications

MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco Telecommunications, a business unit of Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, announced today it is now operating under a new name: Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications (TE SubCom).  TE SubCom will continue to deliver the same reliable, high-quality, undersea communications solutions -- maintaining a leading position in the industry just as it has done for more than five decades.  

"Our new name enables us to more closely align ourselves with our parent company, Tyco Electronics, and reinforces our commitment to designing, manufacturing, installing and maintaining the premier subsea cable systems across the globe," said David Coughlan, CEO of TE SubCom.  "While our name has changed, our customers and partners should rest assured that we will continue to offer the same services and innovative technological developments they have come to expect throughout our robust history."

In 2010, TE SubCom will continue to demonstrate its industry-leading excellence by completing cable installations and upgrade projects in diverse and critical regions, including Asia, the Middle East and the North Atlantic.  The company's management team remains unchanged and TE SubCom maintains the existing company headquarters, research and development laboratories, manufacturing facilities, ships and depots located worldwide.


Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications (TE SubCom) is an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology and marine services and a leading global supplier for today's undersea communications requirements.

Drawing on its heritage of technical innovation and industry recognized performance, the company delivers the most reliable, high-quality solutions to organizations with undersea communications needs vital to their core mission.  In more than five decades of operation, TE SubCom has designed, manufactured, and installed more than 100 undersea fiber optic systems around the world.  TE SubCom's global presence, backed by industry leading research and development laboratories, manufacturing facilities, installation and maintenance ships, depots, and management team work together to implement integrated solutions and network upgrades, with unsurpassed reliability, that support the needs of telecommunications, internet providers, offshore and science customers worldwide.  For more information, visit


Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, specialty products and undersea telecommunication systems, with fiscal 2009 sales of US$10.3 billion to customers in more than 150 countries.  We design, manufacture and market products for customers in a broad array of industries including automotive; data communication systems and consumer electronics; telecommunications; aerospace, defense and marine; medical; energy; and lighting.  With approximately 7,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage.  More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at

SOURCE Tyco Electronics