Waseca, MN [November 13, 2019] Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and global leader in delivering reliable connectivity solutions, announces the availability of a commercial grade surge arrester, part of a new product series for commercial use. The Cinch commercial grade surge arrester is an integral part of protecting 5G networks.

Power surges or indirect lightning strikes can create network problems by causing network downtimes with the potential for significant revenue losses. The Midwest Microwave surge arrester protects RF/Microwave systems from surges without sacrificing RF performance. This surge arrester has tri-alloy plated brass construction, provides multi-strike lighting capability and is RoHS compliant. Some applications for the Midwest Microwave surge arrester are cellular base stations, public safety systems, Wi-Fi networks, active antenna systems, 5G networks and GPS systems.

For more information on the Midwest Microwave commercial grade series, download the new surge arrester datasheet. The Midwest Microwave commercial grade surge arrester is also available through our distributors, Digi-Key and Mouser.

About Bel

Bel (www.belfuse.com) designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. Bel's product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper- based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

Forward Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters discussed in this press release are forward looking statements as described under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from Bel's projections. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements are: the market concerns facing our customers; the continuing viability of sectors that rely on our products; the effects of business and economic conditions; difficulties associated with integrating recently acquired companies; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercialization or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; risks associated with foreign currencies; uncertainties associated with legal proceedings; the market's acceptance of the Company's new products and competitive responses to those new products; our ongoing evaluation of the consequences of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; the impact of changes to U.S. trade and tariff policies; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports. In light of the risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will in fact prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

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