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January 29, 2014--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., was awarded a $3.1 million order from a government systems integrator for DoubleTalk
DMD2050E Satellite Modems. The equipment will be deployed to support the U.S. government’s integrated satellite terminal communications.
The DMD2050E Satellite Modems ordered will utilize the revolutionary and award-winning DoubleTalk
® bandwidth compression. DoubleTalk
® is based on Raytheon Applied Signal Technology’s patented “Adaptive Cancellation” technology, which allows transmit and receive carriers of a duplex link to share the same transponder space. DoubleTalk
® allows users to achieve spectral efficiencies that cannot be achieved with traditional links. The technology facilitates both transponder bandwidth and power savings. When integrated with the advanced forward error correction and modulation capabilities available in the DMD2050E Satellite Modems, maximum and state-of-the-art performance can be achieved under all conditions.
“The U.S. government selected our DoubleTalk
® bandwidth compression technology based on its unique bandwidth-savings capabilities,” commented Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Utilizing our technology will enable the U.S. government to better leverage their satellite space segment resources.”
Comtech EF Data Corporation is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Advanced VSAT Solutions, Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Network & Bandwidth Management and RF products. The Company is recognized as a technology innovator, and has a reputation for exceptional product quality and reliability. The solutions enable commercial and government users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase throughput for fixed and mobile/transportable satellite-based applications. For more information, visit
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.