ECI Boasts IPTV Leadership

Multimedia Research Group has ranked ECI Telecom as top vendor for the number of IPTV subscribers supported in Europe

March 7, 2006

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PETAH TIKVA, Israel -- ECI Telecom (NASDAQ: ECIL) today announced that Multimedia Research Group (MRG) Inc. has ranked ECI as the top vendor for the number of IPTV Subscribers supported in Europe, based on deployments through year-end 2005. Worldwide, ECI was ranked in second place. ECI's integrated edge to access solution for IPTV services has been deployed with top-tier carriers worldwide. Europe is the largest market today for IPTV deployments.

"ECI is well positioned with large service providers deploying IPTV networks in Europe," said Bob Larribeau, Program Director IP TV, Multimedia Research Group. "This puts ECI in a strong position to continue and maintain its leadership position in the European Broadband Access market."

ECI's comprehensive solution enables Service Providers who offer triple play solutions to cost-effectively deliver bandwidth-intensive services including personalized IPTV video services. These services include Video on Demand and network-based Personal Video Recorder. ECI's Hi-FOCuS(TM) Multi Service Access Gateways, combined with the ST(TM)-series Multi-Service Edge Routers, create a single vendor solution enabling advanced IP services.

"Being ranked #1 in Europe and #2 worldwide in IPTV installations underscores the technological edge and cost-effectiveness of our products," said Rafi Maor, President and CEO of ECI Telecom. "ECI's IPTV solutions are particularly well suited for service providers looking to attract and retain customers by offering the most advanced IP video offerings."

ECI Telecom Ltd.

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