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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.0 Million Contract by a Global Satellite Communications Integrator

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jul 06, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., was awarded a $1.0 million contract by a U.S. based global satellite communications integrator for its flagship CDM-600 Satellite Modems and high performance Frequency Converters and Transceivers. The products will support the expansion of an international satellite communications infrastructure.

The satellite communications equipment chosen by the customer can help reduce operating expenses with its industry-leading technologies. The CDM-600 is an advanced satellite modem that supports data rates up to 20 Mbps, an array of modulation techniques, standards and interfaces, and advanced forward error correction technologies to ensure optimum performance based on varying network conditions. By opting for the Turbo Product Coding, which enables increased coding gain and lower decoding delay, the customer can realize significant bandwidth savings. Also included in this award are the UT-4505 C-Band Up Converters, the DT-4503 C-Band Down Converters and the CSAT-5060 50 Watt C-Band Transceivers. The Frequency Converters feature the patented Daisy Chain protection switching architecture.

"This contract demonstrates the continuing confidence our customers have in Comtech's products and solutions to reduce operating costs and optimize network efficiencies," stated Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of Data and RF products for satellite communications, including Satellite Modems, Network Monitor and Control Software, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Converters, Solid State Power Amplifiers, Transceivers and Satellite Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat(R), Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit www.comtechefdata.com for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company conducts its business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications, and RF microwave amplifiers. The Company offers niche products, systems and services where it believes it has technological, engineering, systems design or other expertise that differentiate its product offerings.

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.
Fred Kornberg or Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900

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