Comtech Telecommunications gets USD5.3m order for Ka-band satellite power amplifiers

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) said its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., received an order from an existing customer valued at USD5.3m for state-of-the-art 500W Ka-band high-power amplifiers to be used in the high throughput satellite market.

These 500W amplifiers will be located at multiple gateways to enable high-capacity consumer broadband applications. HTS satellites provide significantly more total throughput compared to a classical spacecraft, thus significantly reducing cost-per-bit. This is accomplished by re-using spectrum across geographical areas with spot beams and operating at Ka-band where greater amounts of spectrum are available.

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. Visit www.xicomtech.com for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions.

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