Bel Joins Multimedia over Coax Alliance

Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) August 31, 2006

Announced today by Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFA) & (NASDAQ:BELFB), a premier designer and manufacturer of magnetic‑based solutions for high speed networking and computing applications, is the Company’s membership in the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA(R). Bel is developing a series of MoCA‑compliant RF diplexers and related devices for incorporation inside MoCA products and at the point of entry of MoCA enabled homes. The new Bel components will incorporate MoCA technology enabling homeowners to enjoy high definition video, voice and data between TVs, set‑top boxes, DVRs, game boxes, WiFi repeaters and PCs on existing in‑home coaxial wiring and splitters. The Bel components are moreover engineered to meet or exceed the high quality required for broadband entertainment and MoCA in the home.

Lee Hancock, product manager for Bel’s broadband and telecom products stated, “Joining MoCA and developing diplexers around the MoCA standard is a significant aspect of Bel’s strategic plans for growth within the broadband home network market. We’re focused on the revenue potential of these products and anticipate that, with this exciting new initiative, we’re ideally positioned to become a major player in this burgeoning arena.”

“MoCA is fortunate to have Bel bring its quality engineering and manufacturing focus on digital entertainment into MoCA’s membership,” said Ladd Wardani, president of MoCA. “Bel’s commitment to providing magnetic‑based MoCA compliant products helps further fill out MoCA’s complete ecosystem, from components through systems, for our service providers and retailers.”

About Bel

Bel (http://www.belfuse.com) and its subsidiaries, including Stewart Connector, are primarily engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of products used in networking, telecommunications, high speed data transmission and consumer electronics. Products include magnetics (discrete components, power transformers and MagJack7 connectors with integrated magnetics), modules (dc‑dc converters, integrated analog front end modules, custom designs), circuit protection (miniature, micro and surface mount fuses) and interconnect devices (passive jacks, plugs and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

About MoCA

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA‑TM) is an open, industry driven initiative promoting distribution of digital video and entertainment through existing coaxial cable in the home. MoCA technology provides the backbone for whole home entertainment networks of multiple wired and wireless products. MoCA’s Board of Directors include Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA, CMCSK), Cox Communications, EchoStar (NASDAQ:DISH), Entropic Communications, Linksys, a division of Cisco, (NASDAQ: CSCO), Motorola (NYSE: MOT), Panasonic (NYSE:MC), Radio Shack (NYSE: RSH), Toshiba and Verizon (NYSE: VZ).For more information, please visit http://www.mocalliance.org.

Except for historical information contained in this news release, the matters discussed are forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: the effect of business and economic conditions, the impact of competitive products and pricing; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercializing or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; and the risk factors reported from time to time in the Company’s SEC reports.

Bel Fuse Inc.

206 Van Vorst Street

Jersey City, NJ 07302

800/235-3873; Fax: 201/432-9542

Web Site: http://www.belfuse.com


NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB

Editorial Contact:

Donna Marganella: 858/676-9650;

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