Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $5.0 Million WAN Optimization Order For Military Network

February 26, 2013--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., was awarded a $5.0 million order from a government systems integrator for its turboIP ®-G2 Performance Enhancement Proxies. The United States Marine Corps will utilize the Performance Enhancement Proxies in their modular, tactical system to support reliable and high-bandwidth warfighter communications.

The turboIP ®-G2 Performance Enhancement Proxy was designed with the most effective WAN optimization features to address the unique challenges of satellite communications. The acceleration and caching functionality improve network responsiveness and optimize the user experience. The system’s advanced compression techniques minimize the data that traverses satellite links. The turboIP ®-G2 is standards-based, supporting the Space Communications Protocol Standard Transport Protocol (“SCPS-TP”), and provides reliable connection-oriented, end-to-end data transfer for user applications.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., commented on the order, “Being selected as the WAN optimization vendor of choice for this mission-critical system is acknowledgment of our ability to supply market-leading bandwidth optimization.”

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, 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

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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