Comtech Xicom Technology Announces Breakthrough 250-Watt V-Band SATCOM HTS Gateway Uplink Power Amplifier

March 1, 2018– Comtech Telecommunications Corp.’s Santa Clara,
California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is
part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, announced today a new
250-Watt V-Band amplifier for satellite communications (SATCOM)
High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) gateway service. It is antenna mounted
at the feed to minimize path loss. Power combining and redundancy
architectures are also available.

Industry analysts at NSR believe V-band ecosystem could generate over
$25 billion in cumulative revenue by 2030, and Xicom Technology’s new
TWTA amplifier model XTD-250QV2 is designed to meet this emergent market

“Comtech Xicom and our many partners are developing the technology that
will enable future terabit per second satellite networks. We have
developed a Q/V-Band amplifier with more than 4 GHz of bandwidth to
enable high-throughput gateways in proximity to Ka-band remote users,”
commented Mark Schmeichel, Senior Vice President, and General Manager
for Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. “We are driving the market to embrace
this new band that capitalizes on available spectrum to deliver high
quality and economical customer experiences.”

Hardware, test data and additional information will be available to
system integrators by visiting Comtech Xicom Technology representatives
in Booth 313, at SATELLITE
, March 13-15, in Washington, DC. Additional product information
is available on the Comtech Xicom Technology Website at

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 52 GHz spectrum.
Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and
airborne mobile applications. Please visit
for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets
innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications
solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the
global commercial and government communications markets.

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:

Eric Schmidt
Vice President – Sales
Xicom Technology, Inc.
Telephone: (408) 213-3052
Email: [email protected]

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