MELVILLE, N.Y. –
January 10, 2019—Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL)
announced today, that during its second quarter of fiscal 2019, its
Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of
Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, was awarded a $1.0 million
infrastructure equipment order from a global satellite operator. The
satellite operator will continue to team Comtech EF Data products with
its innovative global GEO satellite constellation to offer its customers
unparalleled performance and reliability.
The order specified Comtech EF Data’s CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed
Trunking and Broadcast Modem, which offers the user data rates of over
one Gigabit per second and was designed to be the market’s most
efficient, highest throughput, point-to-point trunking and broadcast
modem. The modem leverages 256APSK modulation, DVB-S2X and
bi-directional Adaptive Coding and Modulation operation, which is the
most advanced combination of space segment saving capabilities that
minimize overhead. The modems will be deployed and utilized to support
next generation, high-speed maritime applications across the satellite
operator’s global GEO satellite constellation.
“The satellite operator selected our satellite modems based on our
proven track record of delivering reliable and highly resilient products
with the highest speeds in MEO and GEO modes,” commented Fred Kornberg,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment
with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization.
The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is
deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications
for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility.
Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users
wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight
customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech
brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+
countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com.
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.
Michael D. Porcelain
Senior Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer