September 23, 2008

Source: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL)(BSX: TEL) has approved an increase of the company's quarterly cash dividend from $0.14 to $0.16 per common share -- an increase of 14 percent. The new $0.16 per share dividend is payable on Nov. 4, 2008, to shareholders of record as of Oct. 14, 2008.

Tyco Electronics Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tom Lynch said, "This dividend increase reflects our solid results since separation and the company's strong financial position."


Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, undersea telecommunication systems and wireless systems, with 2007 sales of $13.0 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in industries from automotive, appliance and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With over 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


This release may contain certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to risks, uncertainty and changes in circumstances, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from anticipated results, performance or achievements. All statements contained herein that are not clearly historical in nature are forward-looking and the words "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "estimate," "plan," and similar expressions are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this release include statements addressing the following subjects: future financial condition and operating results. Economic, business, competitive and/or regulatory factors affecting Tyco Electronics' businesses are examples of factors, among others, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward- looking statements. Tyco Electronics has no intention and is under no obligation to update or alter (and expressly disclaims any such intention or obligation to do so) its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except to the extent required by law. More detailed information about these and other factors is set forth in Tyco Electronics' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 28, 2007, as retrospectively adjusted to reflect the Radio Frequency Components and Subsystem and Automotive Sensors businesses as discontinued operations in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed June 27, 2008, and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarterly periods ended December 28, 2007, March 28, 2008 and June 27, 2008, as well as in current reports on Form 8-K filed by Tyco Electronics.

SOURCE: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

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