Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $9.4 Million Order for Solid-State Power Amplifiers for In-Flight Connectivity
December 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM EST
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
December 13, 2017-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that during its second quarter of fiscal 2018, its Santa
Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc.,
which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received an
order for more than $9.4 million for Solid-State Power Amplifiers
(SSPAs) to be used in an airborne, In-Flight Connectivity application.
These Gallium Nitride (GaN) SSPAs enable high-speed satellite
connectivity in the cabin. This order will support Comtech Xicom
Technology's continued production of this product through the latter
part of 2018.
"Travelers expect fast and reliable broadband satellite connectivity in
the air. We are pleased to support our customer as they roll out
solutions to fulfill these needs," said Fred Kornberg, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers,
manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power
amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications.
The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with
frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 51 GHz spectrum.
Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and
airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.com
for more information.
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
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
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