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Comtech Awarded $1.2 Million Multi-Year Contract Extension to Provide Enhanced 9-1-1 Technologies to U.S. Wireless Carrier

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2018-- October 9, 2018-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today, that during its first quarter of fiscal 2019, its Safety & Security Technologies group, which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, was awarded a multi-year contract extension totaling $1.2 million to provide FCC mandated enhanced 911 (“E911”) services to New-Cell, Inc. dba Cellcom. As part of this contract extension, Comtech will also provide emergency call routing services for Cellcom’s Voice Over Long Term Evolutions (VoLTE) and Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) networks.

For more than ten years, Comtech has continuously provided Cellcom with a number of public safety solutions, including E911 location and call routing for Cellcom’s CDMA network, as well as Text to 9-1-1 service.

“We are honored that this carrier has extended our relationship and selected us to perform this critical work for its end customers in Northeastern & Central Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula,” said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “This extension is a testament to the quality and high reliability of our market-leading solutions, and we are proud of our 20-year history of providing 99.999% E911 routing service availability to our wireless and VoIP carriers.”

Comtech’s highly reliable technologies enable the successful handling of over five million 9-1-1 calls and texts each month. For more information regarding Comtech’s 9-1-1 products and services, visit www.comtech911.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.


Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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