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ECI Completes Stage

ECI Telecom completes the first stage of Ukrtelecom's advanced metro optical network

February 27, 2007

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PETAH TIKVA, Israel -- ECI Telecom Ltd. (NASDAQ: ECIL), a global provider of access and transport networking infrastructure equipment, announced today that it has completed the first stage of the construction of an advanced metro optical network for Ukrtelecom JSC, the leading national telecommunication operator in Ukraine. This first stage covers Ukraine's nine largest regions, and was successfully implemented in record time. The deployment of ECI’s leading XDM® optical platform will enable Ukrtelecom to meet increasing subscriber demand and offer them next generation services including VoIP and IPTV.

ECI has deployed almost 200 optical sites in nine regions in the country, based on the XDM-100/200 carrier-class CWDM product line to create higher capacity metropolitan and regional multi-service transport networks. The new network deployment will enable Ukrtelecom to render ADSL services to over a hundred thousand subscribers this year, and will facilitate the expansion and implementation of broadband access services in general.

“Ukrtelecom JSC has been working with ECI since 2003. ECI's XDM platform is the ideal solution for increasing the coverage and capacity of our national network,” said Gennadiy Yaroshenko, Deputy Director of Ukrtelecom's Telecommunication Networks Maintenance Department. “ECI’s solutions represent best of breed technology and satisfy our demands in terms of price/quality ratio. This project will allow us to offer new and advanced services to our customers.”

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