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Vitesse Joins CCSA to Promote Advanced Ethernet Technology Deployment in China

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, announced its membership in the China Communications Standards Association (CCSA), a professional organization responsible for developing communications technology standards in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) across China.

“We warmly welcome Vitesse to CCSA. Vitesse has many years of experience with Carrier Ethernet and next-generation network and timing technologies, and is able to provide better solutions for development of related technology standards,” stated Fu Jiang, from the Secretariat of Integrated Office for CCSA. “Currently, China has the largest communications network in the world, with huge subscriber bases in wireline, mobile and Internet. I believe that Vitesse’s cutting-edge technologies in telecom sector will find ample scope as we develop relevant standards.”

“Our goal is to take a greater in-depth and proactive approach working alongside CCSA members to address the market needs of China’s telecom carriers and network infrastructure builders,” said Martin Nuss, CTO at Vitesse. “As China’s rapidly growing communications industry continues its transition to Ethernet, we look forward to applying Vitesse’s Carrier Ethernet expertise to help develop the needed standards.”

About CCSA

CCSA is a professional organization responsible for developing communications technology standards in the field of ICT across China. Founded in 2002 by the Chinese Ministry of Information Industry and registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs, CCSA is comprised of entities including R&D institutes, manufacturers, operators, universities and others. CCSA participates in standards development internationally with other industry bodies including 3GPP, IEEE and International Telecommunications Union. For more information, visit: http://www.ccsa.org.cn.

About Vitesse

Vitesse (Nasdaq: VTSS) designs a diverse portfolio of high-performance semiconductor solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks worldwide. Vitesse products enable the fastest-growing network infrastructure markets including Mobile Access/IP Edge, Cloud Computing, SMB/SME Enterprise and IoT Networking. Visit www.vitesse.com or follow us on Twitter @VitesseSemi.

Vitesse is a registered trademark of Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective holders.

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