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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Satellite Modem Order in Excess of $1.0 Million for the China Region

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov 17, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received an order in excess of $1.0 million from ChinaSat Communications Group, a satellite operator. The order includes Comtech EF Data's flagship CDM-600 Satellite Modem.

ChinaSat will deploy the CDM-600 Satellite Modems in a Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) network to support telephony services in rural areas throughout the region. The CDM-600 Satellite Modems will be configured with Comtech's patented bandwidth efficient Turbo Product Coding, an advanced forward error correction technique that provides superior performance. The advanced feature set offered in the satellite modems will also enable the operator to maximize bandwidth utilization and lower operating expenses.

"This order is another example of our ability to provide products that are integral to cellular backhaul infrastructures around the world," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad range of satellite communications equipment, including Modems, Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and 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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