Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced that ,during the company’s Q3 of fiscal 2021, their Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., was awarded a contract valued at more than $3.0 million for Q/V-Band traveling wave tube amplifiers (“TWTAs”) to support a new high-speed satellite network.
“We believe we are the market leader in deployed Q/V-Band TWTAs, and this order further extends our market lead for this new frequency band, which delivers 4 GHz of bandwidth for High Throughput Satellite (“HTS”) applications,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Q/V-Band is the next frontier for satcom frequency bands because it enables new products and services at a lower cost per bit. Our strong technical leadership position fuels our optimism for future growth opportunities.”
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. 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, shipboard and airborne mobile applications.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, produces and markets advanced secure wireless solutions to more than 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries.