Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that during the second quarter of fiscal 2020, its Santa Clara, Calif.-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 (SSPA) 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 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.”