Press Release

COM DEV Wins Contract to Supply Switches to Ka-band Satellite

By SpaceRef Editor
July 9, 2013
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COM DEV International Ltd., a leading manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, today announced that it has been awarded a fully-funded contract of almost $8 million from one of its long standing customers.

COM DEV will deliver coaxial and waveguide electromechanical switches for a large, multi-spot beam Ka-band satellite providing high-speed satellite Internet service in North America. Work on the contract will be carried out at the Company’s facility in Cambridge, Ontario with completion expected by April 2014.

“This contract reflects the continued growth in demand for anywhere/anytime access to high-speed internet that is driving the deployment of Ka-band satellites,” said Mike Williams, President of COM DEV International Products. “In a very competitive market, winning repeat business like this is a great confirmation of the leadership position of our switch products in the Industry.”

SpaceRef staff editor.