Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.5 Million Satellite Modem Order

October 22, 2020–Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that during its first quarter of fiscal 2021, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received a $1.5 million order for Single Channel Per Carrier (“SCPC”) satellite modems from a Tier 1 defense contractor. The satellite modems will be utilized by a defense entity to upgrade and expand its existing network that included the prior generation of long-performing CDM-625 Satellite Modems by Comtech EF Data.

Following an extensive technical evaluation and battery of tests, the customer selected Comtech EF Data’s CDM-625A Advanced Satellite Modem as the platform for its network upgrade and expansion. The defense entity will benefit from the range of advanced features available in the CDM-625A, including DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier® bandwidth compression, Carrier-in-Carrier Automatic Power Control, 4-port 10/100Base-T managed Ethernet switch with VLAN capability and embedded priority-based Quality of Service.

“The CDM-625A Advanced Satellite Modem builds on our legacy of providing the most efficient and reliable satellite modems,” commented Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Migrating to the latest generation modem will enable additional bandwidth efficiencies and link optimization to be realized by this customer.”

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 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.


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