Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Wins $1.3 Million Contract for Power Amplifiers in Support of Direct-to-Home Television Service
March 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
March 17, 2016-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)
announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary,
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., has received a Ka-band high-power
amplifier contract for $1.3 million from a leading satellite
communications (SATCOM) direct-to-home (DTH) television service provider.
"Comtech Xicom Technology is pleased to be selected to support such an
important direct-to-home customer as they refresh their Ka-band
network," said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer
of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "We have been collaborating with our
customer base to deploy the latest long-life Ka-band power amplifiers
into existing infrastructure, resulting in more reliable and
maintainable networks. The added benefits of lower life cycle costs and
improved planning for replacements provided by this technology were
clear to this and many of our customers."
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 45 GHz spectrum.
Amplifiers are available for fixed and mobile applications on the
ground, in the air, and at sea. 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. The Company
believes it is a leader in most of 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.