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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Wins $1.3 Million Order for Equipment to Support Mobile Backhaul

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., won a $1.3 million order for satellite communications infrastructure equipment. The equipment will support a satellite-based mobile backhaul network in Latin America.

The order includes a comprehensive list of Comtech EF Data equipment, including modems plus indoor and outdoor RF products. Both the CDM-625 Advanced Satellite Modem and the CDM-600 Open Network Satellite Modems were ordered, featuring bandwidth efficiencies that increase satellite link throughput and reduce operating expenses. The feature set is particularly useful for mobile operators in bandwidth-challenged regions. On the RF side, the order includes transceivers, amplifiers and converters that provide cost-effective frequency conversion and field proven performance and reliability.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. commented, "This order exemplifies our product breadth and global leadership in providing satellite infrastructure solutions to mobile operators globally."

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite earth station communications products, including Satellite Modems, Bandwidth & Capacity Management, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Encapsulators, Receivers, Frequency 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, inefficient or too expensive. 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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