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Comtech Telecommunications Awarded Multi-million Dollar Order for Satellite Terminal Equipment

March 2, 2001 at 12:00 AM EST
Comtech Telecommunications Awarded Multi-million Dollar Order for Satellite Terminal Equipment Melville, New York - March 2, 2001 - Comtech Telecommunications Corporation (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Arizona subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corporation, received a multi-million dollar order for satellite earth station transceivers and modems from Globecomm Systems, Inc (Nasdaq: GCOM), a leading global provider of end-to-end satellite-based communications solutions.

The equipment will be utilized in transportable satellite earth terminals, which will be used as remote earth stations with a mission of worldwide deployment. This follow on order was awarded based on the past performance of previously supplied similar equipment and terminals.

Fred Kornberg, President and CEO of Comtech Telecommunications, said, "This order reaffirms the performance, quality and ruggedness of Comtech EF Data's Satcom products. There is no more demanding environment for equipment than into transportable satellite ground terminals destined to be deployed over challenging terrain."

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.