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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Appoints Robert G. Paul to Its Board of Directors

MELVILLE, N.Y., Mar 08, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL), a leading provider of products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions, today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Robert G. Paul as a Director and member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Paul's appointment increases the size of the Board to six members.

Mr. Paul currently serves on the boards of directors of Rogers Corporation and Kemet Corporation, and previously served on the board of directors of Andrew Corporation. Mr. Paul was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Allen Telecom Inc. from 1989 to 2003. He also served in various other capacities at Allen Telecom, which he joined in 1970, including Chief Financial Officer and President of the Antenna Specialists Division. Allen Telecom was sold to Andrew Corporation in 2003.

"I welcome Bob Paul to the Comtech Board and look forward to the contributions he will make to the Company," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "Bob brings significant experience as an executive and board member in the technology sector. He is an outstanding addition to our Board."

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable or ineffective. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in 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.


SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Robert G. Rouse
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Jerome Kapelus
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

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