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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Order for $1.2 Million to Upgrade Over-the-Horizon Microwave Communications Systems for a Canadian Public Utility
MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– June 24, 2013– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., recently received an order for $1.2 million from a Canadian Public Utility to upgrade its existing over-the-horizon microwave communications systems with Comtech’s state-of-the-art CS67200i digital troposcatter modem.
Comtech was chosen for this project due to its long history as a world leader in troposcatter equipment and systems, particularly its high data rate, field-proven troposcatter digital modems. The upgraded systems will enable a data rate of up to twenty two megabits per second (22Mbps) of low-latency communications between hydroelectric power stations.
In commenting on this award, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, “Once again, Comtech was chosen due to our extensive experience and proven design capability in fielding high capacity troposcatter products and systems, as well as our proven tropo modem performance.”
Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including over-the-horizon microwave, line-of-sight microwave and satellite.
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.
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