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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.4 Million in Equipment Orders to Support Satellite Mobile Backhaul Network Upgrade in Latin America

By Business Wire News   


August 10, 2015–Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., was awarded a $1.4 million order for infrastructure equipment. A large mobile network operator in Latin America will utilize the equipment to upgrade its satellite mobile backhaul network, enabling it to increase its array of service offerings, support subscriber growth and prepare for future business growth.

The operator will leverage a combination of Comtech EF Data products, including CDM-625A/L Advanced Satellite Modems with DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier®, CSAT 5060 C-Band Transceivers along with the NetVue™ Integrated Management System. In addition, Comtech EF Data will provide its Engineering Support Services (ESS) Prime package, a premium service designed to support mission-critical networks. The service includes 24×7 engineering support, training, program management, remote network performance review and other technical services.

The complete Comtech EF Data solution will minimize the mobile operator’s operational costs through maximum satellite link efficiencies while optimizing network resource utilization and performance via highly intelligent network analytics. In addition, the solution provides the underlying horsepower to support the ever-increasing throughput demands of its end users on traditional satellite capacity while allowing the mobile operator to unlock the potential of High Throughput Satellite (HTS) designs in its future.

“Our industry-leading solutions provide the horsepower, efficiencies and intelligence that are essential to today’s mobile network platforms,” commented Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “We are pleased that this Latin American mobile network operator will be able to expand its service portfolio and support its end users with a heightened level of experience.”

Comtech EF Data Corp. is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Heights Networking Platform, Advanced VSAT Solutions, Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Network & Bandwidth Management and RF products. The Company is recognized as a technology innovator, and has a reputation for exceptional product quality and reliability. The solutions enable commercial and government users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase throughput for fixed and mobile/transportable satellite-based applications. For more information, visit

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company’s solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a leader in most of the market segments that it serves.

Certain information in this press release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking information. The Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and Exchange Commission filings.


Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


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