Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.2 Million SATCOM Infrastructure Equipment Order to Support Global Network
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nov. 26, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NAS: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1.2 million order for satellite modems and demodulators from a major systems integrator. The infrastructure equipment will be utilized by an international agency to support a global satellite-based network.
The CDM-570-IPEN Satellite Modems and the CDD-564EN IP Demodulators were ordered, supplementing an installed base of Comtech EF Data equipment previously supplied to this customer. The CDM-570-IPENs are IP-centric satellite modems with data encryption that provide industry-leading performance and flexibility in a 1RU package. With the innovative architecture and support for advanced capabilities, the CDM-570-IPEN allows for efficient IP networking and transport over satellite links while supporting a wide range of applications and network topologies.
The CDD-564EN IP Demodulators receive four independent 70/140 MHz or L-Band channels and combine the output into a single 10/100Base-T Ethernet port for transmission onto the LAN. The demodulators and the integrated IP Module are housed in a 1RU chassis. The demodulators include optional data encryption, and are designed to operate with Comtech EF Data's IP-enabled products.
"This order demonstrates our ongoing ability to support global network deployments with industry-leading infrastructure equipment," commented Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech EF Data Corp. is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Advanced VSAT Solutions, Satellite Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Managed Bandwidth 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, visit www.comtechefdata.com.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in the market segments that it serves.
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 Financial Officer
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