Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $3.1 Million Order from Government Systems Integrator for DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier® Powered Satellite Modems
January 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM EST
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
January 29, 2014--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)
announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF
Data Corp., was awarded a $3.1 million order from a government systems
integrator for DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier®
Satellite Modems. The equipment will be deployed to support the U.S.
government's integrated satellite terminal communications.
The DMD2050E Satellite Modems ordered will utilize the revolutionary and
award-winning DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier®
bandwidth compression. DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier®
is based on Raytheon Applied Signal Technology's patented "Adaptive
Cancellation" technology, which allows transmit and receive carriers of
a duplex link to share the same transponder space. DoubleTalk®
Carrier-in-Carrier® allows users to achieve spectral
efficiencies that cannot be achieved with traditional links. The
technology facilitates both transponder bandwidth and power savings.
When integrated with the advanced forward error correction and
modulation capabilities available in the DMD2050E Satellite Modems,
maximum and state-of-the-art performance can be achieved under all
"The U.S. government selected our DoubleTalk®
Carrier-in-Carrier® bandwidth compression technology based on
its unique bandwidth-savings capabilities," commented Fred Kornberg,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications
Corp. "Utilizing our technology will enable the U.S. government to
better leverage their satellite space segment resources."
Comtech EF Data Corporation is the recognized global leader in satellite
bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication
solutions encompass the Advanced VSAT Solutions, Modems, RAN & WAN
Optimization, Network & Bandwidth Management and RF products. The
Company is recognized as a technology innovator, and has a reputation
for exceptional product quality and reliability. The solutions enable
commercial and government users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase
throughput for fixed and mobile/transportable satellite-based
applications. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com.
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, inefficient or too
expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary
segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and
mobile data communications. 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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