Comtech Receives $3.6 Million SSPA Order for In-Flight Connectivity Applications

Comtech Telecommunications’ subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, has received orders totaling $3.6 million to develop Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPA) for airborne, In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) applications.

The company’s SSPAs utilize modern GaN technology to deliver RF amplification that enables high-speed connectivity for both passengers and flight crews. Satellite-based IFC for commercial airlines is a growing market, and Comtech is aiming to bring broadband services to thousands of planes around the globe. Comtech has been expanding in the commercial IFC market. 

Comtech Xicom Technology, a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 52 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications.

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