Extreme Broadband Joins Amphenol Broadband Solutions Group

A Winning Hand for the Cable Industry

Amphenol Corporation acquires Extreme Broadband Engineering in Q3 2014, adding the company to the Amphenol Broadband Solutions Group.

Extreme Broadband, designers and manufacturers of groundbreaking products for the cable industry, joins longtime partner Times Fiber Communications, a global manufacturer of high quality cables and fiber optic management equipment, and Holland Electronics, an RF integration specialist, to create a global leader in innovative end-to-end solutions for the cable industry.

These distinct brands and industry experts can now leverage ideas and resources amongst the other members of the group. Collectively, the engineering group is the most talented and diverse in the industry.

The acquisition formalizes a strong eight-year partnership between Extreme Broadband and Times Fiber. Joshua Hirschey, Senior Vice President of Times Fiber had this to say, “we've gained true innovators and a great team of leaders within Extreme Broadband Engineering. We are incredibly excited to expand upon the already stellar products and support Extreme Broadband has delivered and taking the great things we've done together over the past eight years to the next level.”

“Foremost, Extreme is an engineering company and we’ve taken a big step toward greater innovation and collaboration for our customers. We are all excited for the next few months and beyond, we will be delivering some really great products” added Jay Shapson, President of Extreme Broadband Engineering.

The acquisition makes Amphenol Broadband Solutions Group the most diverse and experienced broadband engineering team in the industry, putting it in a position to offer smarter solutions, improved logistics and faster response times to its customers. Having design, engineering and logistics working in concert with one another creates a single, integrated source of operation from tap to premises.

Now Amphenol’s customers truly hold all of the cards, and it’s one winning hand.

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About Amphenol Corporation

Amphenol is one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. The Company designs, manufactures and markets electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, coaxial and flat-ribbon cable, and interconnect systems.

The primary end markets for the company's products are communications and information processing markets, including cable television, cellular telephone and data communication and information processing systems; aerospace and military electronics; and automotive, rail and other transportation and industrial applications.

For more information about Amphenol’s broadband offerings, visit: http://www.amphenol.com/markets/broadband