October 03, 2008

Source: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL)(BSX: TEL) today announced that its Board of Directors has set Jan. 5, 2009 as the record date for its 2009 annual general meeting of shareholders to be held at 10:00 a.m. Atlantic Daylight Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time) on March 10, 2009 at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel, 76 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke, Bermuda.


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 http://www.tycoelectronics.com/.

SOURCE: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

CONTACT: Media, Sheri Woodruff, Office, +1-610-893-9555 or Mobile,
+1-609-933-9243, swoodruff@tycoelectronics.com, or Investor Relations, John
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Kolstrom, Office, +1-610-893-9551, keith.kolstrom@tycoelectronics.com, all of
Tyco Electronics Ltd.

Web site: http://www.tycoelectronics.com/