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News Release – February 16, 2012

Comtech EF Data Named Dominant Single Channel Per Carrier
Satellite Modem Manufacturer

TEMPE, Arizona, February 16, 2012 – Comtech EF Data Corporation announced today that in the recently published 12th Edition of the VSAT Report by COMSYS, it was named the dominant manufacturer in the Single Channel per Carrier (SCPC) area of the satellite industry.

The report identifies that the provision of SCPC links to support mobile cellular backhaul remains an important business. Mobile cellular backhaul continues to account for a majority of the new growth in the SCPC market, primarily in Africa and Asia with Latin America expected to expand rapidly in the next two years. The report further explains that SCPC has a reputation for bullet-proof reliability, with strong sales into the military, government and maritime markets.

“The most common applications for SCPC modems are where maximum efficiency is needed in high-priced satellite capacity environments and where dedicated clear channel capacity is required,” commented Simon Bull, senior consultant for COMSYS. “Comtech EF Data has worked hard to refine bandwidth efficiency.  We believe that their latest Advanced VSAT Solutions product line represents a significant step forward for the company in addressing the shift from dedicated circuits to shared systems.”

The VSAT Report is known as the definitive study on the satellite industry, which enables telecommunication and IT managers, existing and prospective system operators, manufacturers and integrators to stay competitive and increase profitability. COMSYS bases the VSAT Report on primary research involving site visits and interviews.

“We are honored to be recognized as the leader in bandwidth efficiency and SCPC modems,” said Daniel Enns, senior vice president strategic marketing and business development for Comtech EF Data. “We will continue to deliver solutions that enable users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase satellite link throughput.”

The Advanced VSAT Solutions portfolio provides high-performance satellite-based communication solutions for a diverse range of applications, including mobile backhaul with RAN optimization, IP trunking and backhaul, maritime and offshore networks, corporate and enterprise networks, emergency and disaster recovery. Incorporating advanced technologies developed by Comtech EF Data, AHA Products Group, Memotec and Stampede, the solutions provide unmatched performance, industry-leading bandwidth efficiencies and network optimization – while minimizing total cost of ownership.

COMSYS is a specialized telecommunications consultancy company with a core expertise in satellite and VSAT systems.  COMSYS produces a wide range of reports and custom advice based on conducting primary research and working in the different fields of the satellite business.  The Company also develops and runs telecom conferences, seminars and workshops globally.  More information is available at www.comsys.co.uk.

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 SolutionsModemsRAN & WAN OptimizationManaged 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 comtechefdata.wpengine.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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Sue Lassandro
Comtech EF Data