Belden Inc. (Belden) designs, manufactures, and markets cable, connectivity, and networking products. The Company operates in three segments: the Americas segment; the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) segment, and the Asia Pacific segment. Belden’s products provide for the transmission of signals for data, sound and video applications. It has different cable products, including copper cables, including shielded and unshielded twisted pair cables, coaxial cables, and stranded cables; fiber optic cables, which transmit light signals through glass or plastic fibers; composite cables, which are combinations of multiconductor, coaxial, and fiber optic cables jacketed together or otherwise joined together. During the year ended December 31, 2010, it acquired the Communications Products business of Thomas & Betts; acquired GarrettCom, Inc. (GarrettCom), and sold its Trapeze Networks, Inc. (Trapeze), which consisted of its Wireless segment.