Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.1 Million Contract for High-Power Amplifiers for Direct-to-Home Television Services
December 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM EST
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
December 18, 2014 --Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
(Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based
subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., has been awarded a contract
for $1.1 million from a major system integrator to supply outdoor
mounted, high-power amplifiers ("HPAs"). The HPAs will be used in Latin
America at a new earth station being built to provide direct-to-home
television services. The Comtech Xicom HPAs were selected due to their
high output power and overall efficiency, offering high performance at a
lower operating cost than other approaches.
"Customers are transitioning to high efficiency outdoor traveling wave
tube amplifiers. They enable more bang for the buck than traditional
indoor systems," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "We are pleased to be
selected, once again, by a direct-to-home operator and see growing
opportunities in Latin America."
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers,
manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power
amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications.
The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with
frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum.
Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and
airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.com
for more information.
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, inefficient or too
expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary
segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and
mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse
customer base in the global commercial and government communications
markets. The Company believes it is a leader in most of 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.
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