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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.1 Million in Equipment Orders to Support Satellite Mobile Backhaul Network Upgrade in Asia

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- October 6, 2015 -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., was awarded a $1.1 million order for infrastructure equipment. A large mobile network operator in Asia will utilize the equipment to upgrade and expand its existing mobile backhaul network - increasing the throughput capabilities of its existing satellite connections while lowering its overall operating costs.

The customer's existing network utilizes Comtech EF Data equipment. To support the network upgrade and expansion, a number of products featuring new innovations that drive throughput and spectral efficiencies will be deployed. Depending upon the required data rate and interface of each unique point-to-point link, the CDM-625A Advanced Satellite Modem, the CDM-570A-IP Satellite Modem or the DMD-20 Universal Satellite Modem will be utilized. Also ordered were Comtech EF Data frequency converters. The resulting economics of the upgrade will enable the mobile network operator to provide a heightened Quality of Experience to its users, enabling the true broadband experience.

"We are pleased that our customer has chosen Comtech equipment to upgrade its network," commented Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "Our solution suite will facilitate this operator's ability to meet the increased throughput demands of its customer base and to grow its business profitably while preparing for the future."

Comtech EF Data Corp. is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Heights Networking Platform, Advanced VSAT Solutions, Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Network & Bandwidth Management 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 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 leader in most of 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

Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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