Comtech EF Data enables Gbps throughput for LTE and 5G backhaul

Comtech EF Data Corp. a subsidiary within Comtech Telecommunications Corp.´s (Nasdaq: CMTL) Commercial Solutions segment, has announced that it set a new industry performance record for General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) Tunneling Protocol (GTP) acceleration, enabling faster downloads and enhanced Quality of Experience (QoE) in LTE and 5G networks, the company said.

The November 2018 Ericsson Mobility Report highlights that there are now 25 LTE-Advanced networks in the world supporting Gigabit download speeds. The report also states that with the introduction of 5G, user demand for mobile data services are expected to increase at a 31% CAGR until 2024.

Comtech EF Data is the industry´s only satellite modem vendor that develops and manufactures an end-to-end portfolio of optimizers and modems in-house to meet the challenges of high throughput in LTE and 5G networks over satellite.

Comtech EF Data Corp. is a 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. For more information, visit

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.