Comtech Announces Claro Argentina Selected Heights™ Networking Platform for Mobile Backhaul Infrastructure

April 22, 2019– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL)
announced today, that during its third quarter of fiscal 2019, its
Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of
the Commercial Solutions segment, had its Heights™ Networking Platform
selected by Claro Argentina to connect rural communities throughout
Argentina with high-speed 2G/3G and LTE backhaul.

The Heights™
Networking Platform
is a VSAT platform that combines Comtech EF
Data’s most efficient waveforms, Heights Dynamic Network Access
(“H-DNA”), header and payload compression engines, WAN and GTP
optimization, multi-tier Quality of Service, proven dynamic bandwidth
and power management along with bi-directional Adaptive Coding &
Modulation capability, providing the industry’s highest user throughput,
highest availability and most optimal resource utilization. Claro
Argentina will also deploy an array of Comtech EF Data products that
complement the Heights™ Networking Platform, including the NetVue
Integrated Management System
, FX
Series WAN Optimization
, and LPOD
and LPOD-R
Block Up Converters.

Ronan Medina, Manager of Transmission and IP Engineering of Claro
Argentina commented, “As the market-leading Mobile Network Operator in
Argentina, we are happy to announce a further expansion of our network
to remote communities. We chose Comtech EF Data as our partner based on
its proven track record of delivering the highest performance and high
spectral efficiency satellite backhaul solutions with the lowest
possible jitter and delay to provide an outstanding Quality of
Experience for end users.”

According to Alejandro Boarini, Chief of Engineering for Claro
Argentina, “The decision to select Comtech EF Data was mainly based on
the combination of its H-DNA technology, the security and management
tools of the Heights™ Networking Platform, and the proven track record
of both Comtech EF Data and its local partner, TCTech Argentina, that
will carry out the network implementation.”

“We are exceptionally proud to have been selected by Claro Argentina to
roll out our industry-leading satellite backhaul solution enabling
mobile broadband communication for hundreds of thousands of Claro
Argentina subscribers across more than 250 communities throughout
Argentina,” said Richard Swardh, Senior Vice President Mobile Network
Operators of Comtech EF Data. “Our Heights platform has once again
proven that it provides the lowest OPEX and best total cost of ownership
of any satellite platform on the market, while at the same time enabling
Claro Argentina’s customers to enjoy the highest Quality of Experience
and throughput possible.”

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

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

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:
Michael D. Porcelain
Senior Vice
President and Chief Operating Officer
Comtech Telecommunications
[email protected]

Sue Lassandro
Director, MarCom
Comtech EF Data
[email protected]

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