Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $3.3 Million Equipment Order to Support an Asian Mobile Network Operator's 2G+4G Backhaul Network Expansion
November 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM EST
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
November 17, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
(NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that during its first quarter of fiscal
2017, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which
is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received a $3.3
million equipment order to provide backhaul network expansion for one of
the largest Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in Asia.
This initial order represents approximately one third of the total
planned network expansion project by the MNO. The order encompasses a
range of ground equipment from Comtech EF Data and its subsidiary Memotec,
including the CDM-625A
Advanced Satellite Modems with DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier®,
570AL-IP Satellite Modems with DoubleTalk®
Carrier-in-Carrier®, the CX-UA 558 and CX-UA 1248 2G +4G/LTE
ABIS and RAN Optimization, the WX 2450 4G/LTE Networking Appliance, and RF
Richard Swardh, Senior Vice President, MNO of Comtech EF Data commented
on the project, "The MNO has stringent requirements, including the need
to realize the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for its satellite
bandwidth and the desire to achieve the highest Quality of Experience
(QoE) for its 2G voice traffic and high-speed data services including HD
video conference applications in its 4G/LTE network. These constraints
necessitated the integration of several state-of-the-art solutions from
Comtech, including the award-winning DoubleTalk®
Carrier-in-Carrier®, the latest Forward Error Correction,
VersaFEC®-2, the fastest packet per second (PPS) satellite
modem IP Processor, and Memotec's WX solution, which opens up LTE's S1-U
interface GTP tunnel and directly optimizes the subscriber's Internet
traffic, all under the dynamic SCPC (dSCPC) bandwidth management system.
We are delighted that our solution suite delivers exactly what the MNO
needs in its network requirement."
"We are honored to continue to support this project, which brings
increased efficiency and performance to the mobile network," said Fred
Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp. "We are pleased to provide our customers and
their end users with the most cost-effective solutions."
Comtech EF Data Corp., a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications
Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) and part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment,
is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and
link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the
Heights Networking Platform, Advanced VSAT Solutions, Satellite 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 sells products to a diverse customer base in the
global commercial and government communications markets.
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
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