Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Order for $1.2 Million to Upgrade Over-the-Horizon Microwave Communications Systems for a Canadian Public Utility
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
June 24, 2013--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL)
announced today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech
Systems, Inc., recently received an order for $1.2 million from a
Canadian Public Utility to upgrade its existing over-the-horizon
microwave communications systems with Comtech's state-of-the-art
CS67200i digital troposcatter modem.
Comtech was chosen for this project due to its long history as a world
leader in troposcatter equipment and systems, particularly its high data
rate, field-proven troposcatter digital modems. The upgraded systems
will enable a data rate of up to twenty two megabits per second (22Mbps)
of low-latency communications between hydroelectric power stations.
In commenting on this award, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief
Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "Once
again, Comtech was chosen due to our extensive experience and proven
design capability in fielding high capacity troposcatter products and
systems, as well as our proven tropo modem performance."
Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com)
specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of
turnkey communication systems including over-the-horizon microwave,
line-of-sight microwave and satellite.
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 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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