August 16, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., was awarded a $1.5 million DoubleTalk ® Carrier-in-Carrier ® bandwidth compression order from a telecommunications service provider in Asia-Pacific. The service provider will utilize the technology to facilitate a network expansion and to deliver new services to rural villages. With satellite bandwidth prices on the rise in Asia, service providers are seeking technology solutions to increase throughput and reduce OPEX so they can remain competitive and continue offering affordable services. This service provider is upgrading fielded DMD50 Universal Satellite Modems with DoubleTalk ® Carrier-in-Carrier ®. DoubleTalk ® Carrier-in-Carrier ®, based on Raytheon Applied Signal Technology's patented “Adaptive Cancellation” technology, allows transmit and receive carriers of a duplex link to share the same transponder space. When combined with advanced forward error correction and modulation techniques, DoubleTalk ® Carrier-in-Carrier ® minimizes OPEX/CAPEX and maximizes throughput/availability without additional transponder resources. “This service provider opted to upgrade their Radyne-branded modems based on the proven advantages that our DoubleTalk ® Carrier-in-Carrier ® technology provides,” commented Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Commercial and government customers globally rely on this revolutionary technology to achieve significant OPEX savings with no degradation in quality.” Comtech EF Data Corp. 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, Managed Bandwidth 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 www.comtechefdata.com. 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.
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