Com Dev awarded contract for high throughput satellite to North Africa

Technology & Convergence

Manufacturer of space and hardware subsystems, Com Dev International has been awarded an Authorisation to Proceed (ATP) contract to deliver Multiplexer Equipment, Waveguide and Coaxial Switches and Microwave Components to be used on a high throughput communications satellite designed to provide direct-to-home premium television content to the Middle East and North Africa.

The total value of the initial contract is over USD 7.5 million with an expansion to the contract expected in the coming weeks to include additional equipment valued over USD 5.5 million. Work on the contract will be carried out at the company's facility in Cambridge, Ontario with completion expected by August 2015.

Source: Telecompaper 24 September 2014