On Thursday August 18, 2011, Comtech Telecomm. Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL), concerned with the designing, development, production and marketing of innovative products, systems and services for updated communications solutions, made an announcement about the receipt of substantial orders for satellite communication equipment worth $4.8 million by Comtech EF Data Corp., its Arizona-based subsidiary, which is concerned with the production of 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. The order has been placed by a Latin American mobile operator which will engage the equipment for upgrading and expanding their prevailing mobile backhaul and to support high-speed trunking.
The respective orders comprise of Comtech EF Data’s Advanced VSAT Solutions including the CDM-800 Gateway Router, the CDD-880 Multi-Receiver Router, the CDM-840 Remote Router and the CDM-625 Advanced Satellite Modem. The products assimilate advanced technologies, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, reliability and scalable backhaul for 2G/3G networks. The advanced VSAT can also bring about reduction in power consumption; hence decrease the OPEX and CAPEX for on-grid and off-grid locations. The operator looks forward to a reduced operating expense and optimized satellite links by the utilization of DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier® bandwidth compression, excluding the need for additional transponder resources.
In the words of Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., they are immensely glad for receiving such a noteworthy order and are looking for to provide an advanced technological solution with high-performance optimization in a region that lacks satellite capacity.
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