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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.4 Million in Orders for Satellite Communication Equipment

June 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM EDT

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jun 12, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received $1.4 million in orders for satellite communications equipment from a major system integrator. The equipment will be utilized by a multi-national government organization to expand its existing satellite communications-based network worldwide.

The orders include Comtech EF Data's CDM-600 Satellite Modems and CSAT-5060 C-Band Transceivers. These satellite communications infrastructure products feature technologies that are scalable, reliable and bandwidth-efficient, supporting users globally in a variety of applications.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., commented, "These orders demonstrate Comtech's ability to deliver equipment for global and mission-critical communication networks."

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite communications products, including Satellite Modems, Bandwidth & Capacity Management, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Encapsulators, Receivers, Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by 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 believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable or ineffective. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. 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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