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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $2.4 Million in Satellite Communications Equipment Orders

MELVILLE, N.Y., Apr 30, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received $2.4 million in orders for satellite communications equipment from a major system integrator. The equipment will be deployed by U.S. and foreign government agencies to expand existing satellite communications-based networks.

The orders encompass an assortment of Comtech EF Data products, including CDM-570L Satellite Modems, MBT-4000 Multi-Band Transceivers, Low Noise Amplifiers and Outdoor Power Amplifiers. These satellite communications infrastructure products feature technologies that are scalable, reliable and bandwidth-efficient, supporting users globally in a variety of applications.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., commented, "The breadth of RF and modem products ordered demonstrates our customers' confidence in Comtech to consistently deliver market-leading solutions."

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite communications products, including Satellite Modems, Bandwidth & Capacity Management, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Encapsulators, Receivers, Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by 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 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.


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