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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Wins $1.3 Million Contract for Power Amplifiers in Support of Direct-to-Home Television Service

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- March 17, 2016-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., has received a Ka-band high-power amplifier contract for $1.3 million from a leading satellite communications (SATCOM) direct-to-home (DTH) television service provider.

"Comtech Xicom Technology is pleased to be selected to support such an important direct-to-home customer as they refresh their Ka-band network," said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "We have been collaborating with our customer base to deploy the latest long-life Ka-band power amplifiers into existing infrastructure, resulting in more reliable and maintainable networks. The added benefits of lower life cycle costs and improved planning for replacements provided by this technology were clear to this and many of our customers."

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and mobile applications on the ground, in the air, and at sea. Please visit www.xicomtech.com for more information.

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. 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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