Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Wins $1.7 Million Contract for Power Amplifiers in Support of High Throughput Satellite (HTS) System Growth
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
October 27, 2015– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received a $1.7M contract from a major U.S. system integrator to supply 500-Watt Ka-Band Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers (TWTAs) for HTS gateways. These high-power amplifiers will be used to expand existing European infrastructure and add gateway facilities in Africa.
“Comtech Xicom Technology has been at the forefront of Ka-band power amplifier technology for more than a decade. Our amplifiers are being used for HTS applications around the globe” said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Comtech’s compact, efficient and innovative TWTAs are helping to bring internet connectivity to expanding markets worldwide.”
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 mobile applications on the ground, in the air, and at sea. 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