Communications & Power Industries to Support Digital Television Switchover in Russia
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ – Communications & Power Industries, Inc. (CPI), a subsidiary of CPI International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPII), has received an order for C-band satellite communications amplifiers to support the switch from analog terrestrial television to digital terrestrial television (DTT) in Russia. The value of the order is in excess of $1 million. Russia began shutting down analog television transmitters earlier this year and expects to complete the switch to DTT in 2015.
Work on the order will be completed by CPI’s Satcom Division in Georgetown, Ontario, and its Microwave Power Products Division in Palo Alto, Calif. Delivery of the outdoor amplifiers is expected to be completed by the end of calendar 2010. CPI is a leading provider of microwave, radio frequency, power and control solutions for critical defense, communications, medical, scientific and other applications.
About CPI International, Inc.
CPI International, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is the parent company of Communications & Power Industries, Inc., a leading provider of microwave, radio frequency, power and control solutions for critical defense, communications, medical, scientific and other applications. Communications & Power Industries, Inc. develops, manufactures and distributes products used to generate, amplify, transmit and receive high-power/high-frequency microwave and radio frequency signals and/or provide power and control for various applications. End-use applications of these systems include the transmission of radar signals for navigation and location; transmission of deception signals for electronic countermeasures; transmission and amplification of voice, data and video signals for broadcasting, Internet and other types of commercial and military communications; providing power and control for medical diagnostic imaging; and generating microwave energy for radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer and for various industrial and scientific applications.
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