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Comtech Telecommunications Awarded $1.5 Million Contract to Supply Equipment to Brazil

March 13, 2001 at 12:00 AM EST
Comtech Telecommunications Awarded $1.5 Million Contract to Supply Equipment to Brazil Melville, N.Y. - March 13, 2001 - Comtech Telecommunications Corporation (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Arizona subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corporation, has been awarded a $1.5 million contract to supply satellite communications equipment to EMBRATEL, Brazil's largest telecommunications service provider.

The equipment, consisting of Comtech turbo codec CDM-550T and digital SDM-300A satellite modems and CSAT-5060 C-Band satellite transceivers, will be used to expand EMBRATEL's existing voice and data communications network for Domestic and International Services.

Fred Kornberg, President and CEO of Comtech, stated, "This order shows the success of our efforts to aggressively sell and market our products in South America, and the quality of the equipment purchased."

Comtech EF Data Corp. (www.comtechefdata.com) manufacturers a broad spectrum of Frequency Up and Down Converters, Solid State Power Amplifiers, Satellite Modems and Transceivers that meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat, Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other worldwide and regional satellite networks.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is an innovative player in the domestic and global high-technology markets. Through its operating units, Comtech pursues opportunities in three interrelated market segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers, and mobile data communications services. In each of these segments, growth is driven by increasing demand for telecommunications infrastructure and network and messaging services. The company's specialties include the design and manufacture advanced products and networks used for transmission of voice, data and video using satellite, over-the-horizon microwave, terrestrial line of sight and other wireless communications systems. More than 275 distinct Comtech products are in service in more than 100 countries.