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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces a $1.3 Million Satellite Modem Order From an Asian Customer

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan 2, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today it has received an order from an Asian customer for $1.3 million.

The award was received by the Company's Tempe, Arizona based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp.

The order includes the CDM-600 Satellite modem, with advanced Turbo Product Code, as well as SDM-2020 and SDM-9000 modems. This is the third large order received by Comtech EF Data from this Asian customer in the last 2 years. The customer chose Comtech products because of the technical superiority and outstanding reliability of the modems.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufacturers a broad spectrum of Frequency Up and Down Converters, Solid State Power Amplifiers, Satellite Modems and C-, X- and Ku-Band Transceivers, Internet Enabled Modems, MultiCast and UniCast Networks and the MIDAS Bandwidth on Demand Systems. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat, Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit the Comtech EF Data website at http://www.comtechefdata.com for more information on our products.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is an innovative player in domestic and global high-technology markets. Through its operating units, Comtech pursues opportunities in three interrelated market segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers, and mobile data communications services. In each of these segments, growth has been driven by increasing demand for telecommunications infrastructure and network and messaging services. The Company's specialties include the design and manufacture of advanced products and networks used for transmission of voice, data and video using satellite, over-the-horizon microwave, terrestrial line-of-sight and other wireless communications systems. More than 275 distinct Comtech products are in service in more than 100 countries.

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.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp., Melville
Fred Kornberg / Robert G. Rouse, 631/777-8900
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