Vitesse Receives Strategic Supplier Award From FiberHome

  Vitesse Receives Strategic Supplier Award From FiberHome

Distinction by One of China’s Leading Network and Telecom Equipment Suppliers

Business Wire

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- January 7, 2013

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of
advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, announced that it
has received the 2012 Strategic Supplier Award from FiberHome Networks, one of
China’s largest providers of fiber-optic network and telecommunications
equipment. FiberHome was one of the first companies to complete the recent
China Mobile 100G project testing and is the sole supplier contracted to build
the Malaysia national broadband data backbone network.

Vitesse was one of approximately 35 companies bestowed this recognition for
2012, presented during FiberHome’s supplier conference on December 19, 2012 in
Wuhan, China.

“We are honored by this prestigious award from FiberHome,” said Phil Richards,
vice president, Western U.S. and Asia Pacific sales for Vitesse. “This is
testament to Vitesse’s outstanding customer service and support, as well as
our cutting-edge solutions, such as our unique VeriTime™ IEEE1588v2 network
timing technology, that provide true value for our customers. We are committed
to working with industry leaders like FiberHome to deliver advanced networking
solutions to the market.”

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 and SMB/SME Enterprise Networking.
Visit www.vitesse.com or follow us on Twitter @VitesseSemi.

Vitesse is a registered trademark and VeriTime is a 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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Contact:

Vitesse Semiconductor
Michelle Lozada, +1-805-388-3700
pressrelations@vitesse.com
or
Agency Contact:
SHIFT Communications
Jennifer Usher, +1-415-591-8456
VitessePR@shiftcomm.com