Comtech Recieves $1.7 Million Equipment Order from Leading Satellite Antenna Manufacturer

Comtech Telecommunications’ Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp has been awarded a $1.7 million RF equipment order from a leading satellite antenna manufacturer. The satellite antenna manufacturer, which provides full motion antenna solutions for marine and other mobility applications, will continue to team Comtech EF Data products with its innovative, full-motion antenna products to provide its marine customers with unparalleled performance and reliability.

The order specified two models of Comtech EF Data's field-proven, robust and efficient LPOD Block Up Converters (BUCs); the 250 Watt C-Band model and the 125 Watt Ku-Band model. The LPOD BUCs will provide the antenna manufacturer’s clients with the ability to deliver the highest possible speeds with the utmost reliability in the most demanding marine environments, such as cruise, oil & gas and merchant shipping. The LPOD BUC product line provides advanced monitor and control features that enable real-time access to critical performance, and status information to ensure that system operators can manage and optimize networks to the highest possible standards.

According to Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp, the antenna manufacturer selected LPOD BUCs based on their proven track record of delivering cost effective, efficient and highly robust products capable of performing in the most demanding marine environments.

Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean.