Comtech EF Data CDM-760 gets gigabit data rate capability

Comtech EF Data Corp., a subsidiary within Comtech Telecommunications Corp.´s (NASDAQ: CMTL) Commercial Solutions segment, has announced that its CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem has been significantly enhanced with faster data rates, the company said.

The award-winning modem is an industry-preferred solution for high-speed trunking, fiber restoration and broadcast applications. Now with 2X faster speeds, the CDM-760 supports >720 Mbps simplex and >1.4 Gbps duplex data rates. The Gigabit capability enables faster data transmissions between satellites and ground stations, allowing service providers to deliver new services and improve quality of experience for end users.

In addition, the modem now offers expanded modulation techniques with support for 128APSK and 256APSK operation, increasing the potential spectral efficiency and maximizing the usable throughput of satellite links.

The CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem was designed to be the most efficient, highest throughput, point-to-point trunking and broadcast modem available. It offers users the most advanced combination of space segment saving capabilities while minimizing overhead.

The enhanced data rates and modulation techniques are available via a software upgrade for existing fielded CDM-760 modems. For additional information on the CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem, visit

Comtech EF Data Corp. is the recognized global provider of satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Heights Networking Platform, Advanced VSAT Solutions, Satellite Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Network & Bandwidth Management 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