Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced today that during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received multiple orders valued at more than $3.7 million for solid-state power amplifiers (SSPAs) for the commercial in-flight connectivity market.
"We are pleased to receive additional orders for the commercial airborne market. We are providing high reliability amplifiers using the latest solid-state Gallium Nitride (“GaN”) technology to bring high-speed connectivity to travelers. As airlines move to offer higher speed satellite-based connectivity, we foresee continued growth for this market segment," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "These amplifiers will enable upgraded satellite services to planes around the world.”
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, 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, ship-board and airborne mobile applications.