updated 11/30/2010 10:16:27 AM ET 2010-11-30T15:16:27

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1.1 million order for satellite transceivers and amplifiers from a telecommunications provider in Latin America. The equipment will support a data network expansion to enable the delivery of service to additional subscribers.

The order includes an array of RF products including CSAT C-Band Transceivers, LPOD Block Up Converters and CLNA Low-Noise Amplifiers. The CSAT C-Band Transceiver provides superior performance, long-term reliability and ease of installation while the LPOD Block Up Converters eliminate the traditional requirement for the modem to supply a DC power source and a 10 MHz reference to the BUCs and LNBs.

The Low-Noise Amplifiers are available in C-, X- or Ku-Band with options for redundancy. Compact design and rugged construction make the units ideal for transportable applications and severe environments.

"This order is another example of the key role Comtech infrastructure equipment plays in global connectivity," commented Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures 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. All products meet or exceed the standards published by worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit www.comtechefdata.com for more information.

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, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. 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.

Certain information in this press release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

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