Comtech EF Data Integrates Satellite Block Up Converter
with C2SAT Stabilized VSAT Antenna
TEMPE, Arizona, March 22, 2012 – Comtech EF Data Corporation announced today the successful integration of its LPOD Block Up Converter with C2SAT’s 2.4m C Stabilized VSAT Antenna. The integration of the innovative products will provide maritime users with a premier satellite-based broadband communication solution for oceanic vessels in motion.
The LPOD Block Up Converters were engineered with efficient thermal and mechanical packaging based on Comtech EF Data’s extensive experience in outdoor RF transceivers. The LPOD eliminates the traditional requirement for the modem to supply a DC power source and a 10 MHz reference to the BUCs and LNBs. The optional internal reference and LNB bias T greatly simplify multi-carrier operation and provides cost-effective redundancy. The LPOD’s compact size and weight make it ideally suited for installations with limited mounting space.
“The field-proven performance and reliability of Comtech’s offering parallels our commitment to providing robust and reliable systems,” commented Ulf Sundqvist, Head of Sales for C2SAT. “We now offer the LPOD as a standard catalog item.”
The C2SAT 2.4m C is a 4-axes marine stabilized VSAT antenna compatible with C-Band satellites. The 4-axes antenna allows the RF equipment to move freely, maintaining an optimal position towards the satellite without large and sudden movements even during harsh conditions and heavy seas. The system does not experience dead angles or high elevation problems. The high reliability makes the antennas suitable for main connection points as they can carry large volumes of information without interruption.
“The combination of our BUCs and C2SAT’s stabilized VSAT antenna provides a rugged, weatherproof and seaworthy solution,” said Daniel Enns, Senior Vice President Strategic Marketing & Business Development for Comtech EF Data.
Headquartered in Solna, Sweden, with a subsidiary in Singapore, and a BSO in Shanghai, China, C2SAT develops, manufactures and supplies innovative stabilized VSAT antenna systems that provide vessels in motion with on-line two-way satellite broadband communication. C2SAT holding AB (publ.) is listed on Nordic MTF (C2ST MTF) in Sweden with Mangold as market maker. C2SAT is a registered trademark. (www.C2SAT.com)
About Comtech EF Data
Comtech EF Data Corporation, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications Corporation (NASDAQ: CMTL), is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Advanced VSAT Solutions, Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Managed Bandwidth 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 www.comtechefdata.com.
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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