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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.0 Million Order for Satellite Communications Equipment

October 5, 2006 at 12:00 AM EDT

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct 05, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1.0 million order for satellite communications equipment. The equipment will be utilized to support a satellite-based cellular backhaul network in Southeast Asia.

Included in the order are Comtech EF Data's industry-leading, bandwidth efficient satellite modems, modem accessories, transceivers and amplifiers. Based on technologically advanced components and innovative design, the satellite modems are ideal for optimizing satellite communications. Additionally, the transceivers and amplifiers support a range of configurations and provide the performance and reliability required to support cellular networks.

"This order is another example of Comtech's ability to deliver best-in-class equipment to support satellite-based cellular backhaul throughout the world," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite communications products, including Satellite Modems, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat®, Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit www.comtechefdata.com for more information.

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 or ineffective. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. 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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SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
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