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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. awarded $3.6 million in orders for solid-state power amplifiers for


Comtech Telecommunications Corp. awarded $3.6 million in orders for solid-state power amplifiers for in-flight connectivity application

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has announced that during the second quarter of fiscal 2020, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received orders totaling $3.6 million for Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) to be used in airborne, In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) applications.

"We continue to expand in the commercial IFC market and are pleased with this follow-on order. Our SSPAs utilize modern Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology to deliver RF amplification that enables high-speed connectivity for both passengers and flight crews,” said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Satellite-based IFC for commercial airlines is a growing market, and we are proud to participate in bringing broadband services to thousands of planes around the globe.”