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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.1 Million Order for Satellite Communications Equipment for the Latin America Region

May 31, 2006 at 12:00 AM EDT
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.1 Million Order for Satellite Communications Equipment for the Latin America RegionMELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2006--Comtech Telecommunication Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL - News) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1.1 million order for satellite communications equipment from a major telecommunications service provider in Latin America. The equipment will be utilized to support the service provider's network expansion and to enable the delivery of voice, data and cellular backhaul services.

Included in the order is a variety of Comtech EF Data's RF products, including Amplifiers, Transceivers and Converters. The extensive line of Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA's) are reliably constructed, power efficient and designed for use in satellite uplink systems. Flexibility and ease of installation are integral to the Comtech EF Data Transceivers, which are deployed in mobile and fixed environments. Redundant systems are an option, and a number of full monitor and control methods are available. The Up and Down Converters set the standard for consistent reliability and cost-effective, high-performance frequency conversion.

"The breadth of products included in this order is an example of Comtech's ability to deliver quality, reliability and performance to aid in a major telecommunications expansion project," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite communications products, including Satellite Modems, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat®, Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit www.comtechefdata.com for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company conducts its business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. The Company offers niche products, systems and services where it believes it has technological, engineering, systems design or other expertise that differentiate its product offerings.

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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Comtech Telecommunication Corp.
Fred Kornberg / Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900
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