Comtech EF Data Announces Gigabit Data Rate Capability for CDM-760 High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem

TEMPE, Ariz. –
November 2, 2017– Comtech EF Data Corp., a subsidiary
within Comtech Telecommunications Corp.’s (NASDAQ: CMTL) Commercial
Solutions segment, announced today that its CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed
Trunking and Broadcast Modem has been significantly enhanced with faster
data rates. The award-winning modem is an industry-preferred solution
for high-speed trunking, fiber restoration and broadcast applications.
Now with 2X faster speeds, the CDM-760 supports >720 Mbps simplex and
>1.4 Gbps duplex data rates. The Gigabit capability enables faster data
transmissions between satellites and ground stations, allowing service
providers to deliver new services and improve quality of experience for
end users.

In addition, the modem now offers expanded modulation techniques with
support for 128APSK and 256APSK operation, increasing the potential
spectral efficiency and maximizing the usable throughput of satellite

“Deployed globally, the CDM-760 is currently operational in over 100
countries on GEO, MEO and HTS satellites,” commented Louis Dubin, Senior
Vice President Product Management & Marketing for Comtech EF Data.
“Worldwide, over 30 Gb of traffic is transmitted and received over the
CDM-760 modems. Bit for bit, it is one of the industry’s most powerful
and reliable modems.”

The CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem was
designed to be the most efficient, highest throughput, point-to-point
trunking and broadcast modem available. It offers users the most
advanced combination of space segment saving capabilities while
minimizing overhead.

The enhanced data rates and modulation techniques are available via a
software upgrade for existing fielded CDM-760 modems. For additional
information on the CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast
Modem, visit

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, Satellite 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,

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.


Financial Media Contact:
Michael D. Porcelain
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Telecommunications Corp.
Telephone: (631) 962-7000
E-mail: [email protected]
Media Contact:

Sue Lassandro
Director, MarCom
EF Data Corp.
Telephone: (480) 333-2289
Email: [email protected]

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