BTX Enters Into Distribution Agreement With Telecast Fiber Systems

Effective Immediately, BTX Offers Select Broadcast and Pro A/V Solutions Across the U.S., Providing Unmatched Technical Support and Quick-Turn Inventory

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. -- April 17, 2012 -- BTX Technologies, a value-added distributor and manufacturer of interface, integration, and system products, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Telecast Fiber Systems, Inc., a Belden (NYSE:BDC) brand. Under the agreement, BTX now promotes, sells, and provides technical support for a select offering of Telecast products across the United States.


BTX bolstered its offering for broadcast applications with popular Telecast products including the Rattler(TM) and Rattler 3G miniature HD/SDI video transmission modules, the CopperHead(TM) Pro fiber optic camera transceiver, and much more. For BTX integrators, the Rattler line provides a wide range of digital rates while maintaining signal quality. For houses of worship and other A/V venues, the CopperHead Pro enables HD image magnification (I-MAG) applications at an affordable cost.

"Teaming up with BTX is a key move in extending our reach in both the pro A/V and broadcast markets. The company boasts an extensive dealer network, providing us with access to a much wider range of professional integrators," said Steve DeFrancesco, vice president and general manager of Telecast Fiber Systems, Inc. "For our customers, BTX also serves as an invaluable resource with quick-turn inventory and exceptional technical support that is second to none. We couldn't be more pleased to have the company representing our solutions in the U.S., and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership with the company."

"BTX has been a long-standing distributor for Belden cable and connectivity solutions to the broadcast and pro A/V markets, and we are very excited to add the Telecast brand to our lineup," said Greg Schwartz, president of BTX Technologies. "Telecast's fiber solutions have a well-deserved reputation for significantly reducing time spent in the field and lowering costs; valuable benefits that we are pleased to offer our customers."

BTX is showcasing the Telecast product line this week as part of its exhibit at the 2012 NAB Show, in booth C7708.

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About Telecast Fiber Systems, Inc.
Telecast Fiber Systems, Inc. is the company known for its portable and fixed fiber optic systems for television broadcast production. Telecast Fiber Systems' video, audio, and communications systems are used worldwide by TV networks, teleproduction companies, sports venues, and various private, educational, government, and military organizations to extend range, simplify cabling, and reduce labor costs and setup time. Telecast Fiber Systems' products have helped usher in the age of HD television production, and the company now is active in the development of 3D HDTV production. Telecast Fiber Systems is a subsidiary of Belden (NYSE: BDC), a leader in comprehensive signal transmission solutions for fiber, cable, wireless signal, and industrial networking applications.

About BTX Technologies, Inc.
BTX manufactures and distributes the industry's finest interface and integration products for audio, video, security, digital signage, and many other applications. Providing its customers with value-added "Beyond Distribution" services, the company backs every product it sells with a rigorous in-house testing program and highly trained customer support team. The company has been certified as an InfoComm International(R) Sapphire Certified Audiovisual Solutions Provider(R) (CAVSP(R)) since 2007. In business since 1967, the company's products are available online at www.btx.com, by calling 800-666-0996, and from a selection of international distributors listed on the company's website.

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