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ECI Telecom

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Industry  Networking Hardware
Headquarters  Petah Tikva, Israel
Type of business  Private
Website  http://www.ecitele.com
Founded  1961
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Products  Transport, Carrier Ethernet, SDN/NFV Solutions, Network Management Systems, Services
Subsidiaries  Inovia Telecoms Export Ltd., ECI Telecom, Inc.

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ECI Telecom Ltd delivers networking solutions to service providers. ECI was founded in 1961 as a manufacturer of telecommunications equipment. The company provides packet optical transport products, a variety of SDN/NFV applications, a cybersecurity solution and a range of professional services.


Today it serves carriers and service providers in various sectors: cable/multiple system operators, wireless/cellular service providers, utilities, carrier of carriers, data centers, government and defense entities worldwide.

The focus is on providing end-to-end solutions for multi-play services, business services, voice services, cellular backhaul, utelco and network security.

ECI has over 1,700 employees, offices in more than 20 countries and development centers in India, China, and Israel.

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The company was founded as the Electronics Corporation of Israel in 1961. It specialized in telephone transmission products that manipulated the signals carried on telephone lines. The Electronics Corporation of Israel became ECI Telecom in 1981, and had its first trading on NASDAQ in 1982. Since that time, ECI has undergone a number of mergers and acquisitions, most recently an acquisition in 2007 by the Swarth Group and the Ashmore Group, private equity firms, making ECI a private company once again.

Former holdings and spin-offs

  • ECtel - provider of Revenue assurance solution sold to cVidya in 2010.
  • Veraz Networks - provider of Softswitch solutions merged with NexVerse Networks to form a new company called Veraz Networks in 2002.
  • InnoWave ECI Wireless Systems Ltd - sold to Alvarion in 2003
  • Celtro communication Ltd - provider of Cellular network Backhaul (telecommunications) optimization and compression solutions, worked as an independent business unit within the NGTS division was spun off to a privet investor group led by the Momentum Venture Management fund in 2003.
  • References

    ECI Telecom Wikipedia