Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $3.4 Million Order for Solid-State Power Amplifiers for In-Flight Connectivity Application
By Business Wire News
January 7, 2016– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., received an order for $3.4 million for Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) to be used in an airborne, In-Flight Connectivity application. This order is a follow-on production award in this growing commercial airborne market.
“Connectivity is fundamental to modern life. New technologies continue to drive the communications landscape and passengers are demanding improved connectivity while flying,” said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Comtech has developed industry-leading airborne amplifier technology to deliver superior high-speed communication services to the traveling public.”
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.com for more information.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. 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