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March 17th, 2014

Communications & Power Industries (CPI), Satcom Products Group + Kuwait's Ministry of Information—Uplink Play (SatBroadcasting™—TWTA)

[SatNews] The Satcom Products group of Communications & Power Industries (CPI) has been awarded a contract to provide a quantity of more than fifteen high power satellite uplink amplifiers to support the State of Kuwait’s Ministry of Information, to be used for the distribution of television and radio content throughout the Middle East and Africa.

Under the contract, CPI will supply 750 W Ku- and DBS-band rack-mount traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). CPI will exhibit a range of HPA products from March 11 to 13 at the Dubai World Trade Center during CABSAT 2014, including a large selection of GaN and GaAs-based solid state BUCs in addition to outdoor TWTAs.

“CPI is honored to be chosen for such an important Middle Eastern program,” said Andy Tafler, President of CPI Satcom Division. “We believe our reputation for outstanding reliability was a critical factor in the selection of our company for this project.”

"A.A. Al-Rashed Sons Company is delighted to award the contract for high power uplink amplifiers to CPI Satcom Division," said Abdulaziz Al-Rashed, Chairman and CEO of Al-Rashed Holdings. "This is a significant and high profile project and the selection of CPI Satcom Division reflects their extensive expertise in this area. Al-Rashed Holdings, as a leading local telecommunications and networking provider, looks forward to working with CPI Satcom in implementing this landmark project in Kuwait.

The CPI Satcom Products group infosite is located at http://www.cpii.com/division.cfm/4