Comtech Telecommunications gets order from Telesat

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) has announced that during its second quarter of fiscal 2018, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech´s Commercial Solutions segment, was awarded a multi-million dollar infrastructure equipment order from Telesat, a global satellite operator, the company said.

Telesat will utilize the equipment to support its multi-Gigabit enhanced connectivity solutions for remote communities in Canada´s Far North.

The order specified Comtech EF Data´s CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem and the FX Series WAN Optimization by its subsidiary, Memotec. 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. Building on Memotec´s long experience of voice and data optimization in mobile networks, the FX Series delivers superior IP packet optimization and traffic shaping capabilities.

Telesat is a global satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite-delivered communications solutions worldwide to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with offices and facilities around the world, the company´s state-of-the-art fleet consists of 15 GEO satellites, the Canadian payload on ViaSat-1 and one Phase 1 LEO satellite which is the start of Telesat´s planned global LEO satellite constellation that will offer low latency, high throughput broadband services.

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. For more information, visit