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Comtech EF Data Expands Executive Management Team with Appointment of Reza Rasoulian to Senior Vice President, Mobility Systems

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- August 9, 2016--Comtech EF Data Corp. announced today that it expanded its executive management team with the appointment of Reza Rasoulian to Senior Vice President, Mobility Systems. In this newly created position, Rasoulian joins the senior executive leadership team to lead the market development and direction of the mobility systems. By leveraging market insight, he will direct long-term strategic initiatives and define the required solution and feature sets for the mobility vertical.

Rasoulian has in excess of 20 years of industry experience leading the implementation of multi-billion dollar global solutions including end-to-end satellite and ground segment systems, deployment of complex telecommunications and satellite networks, business intelligence, and data center solutions. Prior to joining Comtech EF Data, he held the position of Vice President, Global Connectivity and Shipboard Technology Operations for the Carnival Corporation. Previously, Rasoulian was a Senior Director of Programs at Hughes Network Systems. His tenure included a variety of technical and management positions leading both international and domestic implementations of complex satellite networks.

"I am excited to be a part of the Comtech EF Data team," commented Reza Rasoulian, Senior Vice President, Mobility Systems. "Comtech EF Data has a strong heritage of high-performance satellite connectivity systems. I look forward to working with our colleagues to implement industry leading solutions to address the unique requirements for the mobility vertical."

Rasoulian holds a Master of Science in Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management & Management Science from the University of Maryland, and is a certified Project Management Professional.

"We are delighted to have Reza on our team," said John Branscum, President of Comtech EF Data Corp. "His extensive experience in the satellite industry, service provider sector, and as an end user in the mobility space will furnish us with the deep market perspective to address our customers' needs."

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.


Financial Media Contact:
Michael D. Porcelain
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Telephone: (631) 962-7000
E-mail: info@comtechtel.com
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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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