November 17, 2016

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $3.3 Million Equipment Order to Support an Asian Mobile Network Operator's 2G+4G Backhaul Network Expansion

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®, the CDM 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 products.

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 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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