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Comtech EF Data Announces the Appointment of Chris Faletra to SSPI Northeast Chapter Board of Directors

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- August 4, 2016--Comtech EF Data Corp. announced today the appointment of Chris Faletra, Director of Sales, Government Programs and Network Systems, to the Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) Northeast Chapter board of directors. Faletra will serve as the Director, Membership Recruitment for the chapter's 2016-17 operational year.

A seasoned sales and engineering professional, Faletra has 25 years experience in satellite communications, telecommunications and networking. He has been with Comtech EF Data since 2004, managing sales for government and network programs and key customers. Prior to joining Comtech, Faletra held sales and engineering positions with Newpoint Technologies, Almeric Networks, GTE Telecom International Systems, C/Grams, Varian Associates and GTE Spacenet International. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University.

About the SSPI Northeast Chapter

The SSPI Northeast Chapter (northeast.sspi.org) serves the northeastern states, with a focus on the Greater Metropolitan Region of New York City. The chapter hosts the annual Ken Scott Memorial Golf Outing and numerous meet-ups for industry professionals.

About SSPI

Founded in 1983, the Society of Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the satellite industry one of the world's best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. With more than 4,000 members in +40 nations, it is the largest satellite industry association in the world.

About Comtech EF Data Corp.

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.

About Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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.


Financial Media:
Michael D. Porcelain
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Telephone: (631) 962-7000
E-mail: info@comtechtel.com
Division Media:
Sue Lassandro
Director, MarCom
Comtech EF Data Corp.
Telephone: (480) 333-2289
Email: slassandro@comtechefdata.com

Source: Comtech EF Data Corp.

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