Critically Acclaimed Television Program to Feature Tyco Telecommunications CableMORRISTOWN, N.J. - September 12, 2006 --
Tyco Telecommunications, a business unit of Tyco Electronics and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology and marine services, announced today its undersea cable, which utilizes copper, was selected to appear on the critically acclaimed program, Modern Marvels: Copper. The episode will explore the history of copper from Ancient Egyptian methods through to the numerous high technology uses of the element today. The program will air on the History Channel on September 13, 2006 at 10 PM EST.
Tyco Telecommunications’ cable was chosen to demonstrate two essential attributes of copper: resistance to sea water corrosion and electrical conductivity. “We are thrilled to participate in such an exciting opportunity,” stated Jon Dufour, managing director of manufacturing at Tyco Telecommunications. “This is a terrific avenue for illustrating the impact of copper cable on day-to-day life, and we were pleased to provide our expertise.” For further information about the program and schedule, please check your local area listings.
About Tyco Telecommunications
Tyco Telecommunications, a business unit of Tyco Electronics and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology and marine services, is 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, Tyco Telecommunications has designed, manufactured, and installed more than 80 undersea fiber optic systems around the world. Tyco Telecommunication'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 www.tycotelecom.com