ECI Telecom Selects PMC-Sierra ADM 622, ARROW 2488, TEMAP 84FDL, HDLIU 32

PMC-Sierra, Inc. (Nasdaq:PMCS), a leading provider of broadband communications and storage semiconductors, has announced that ECI Telecom, a global provider of networking infrastructure solutions, has selected PMC-Sierra’s ADM 622, ARROW® 2488, TEMAP[tm] 84FDL and HDLIU® 32 devices for its BroadGate® (BG[tm]) Multi-Service Provisioning Platform (MSPP) family, including the BG-20 and BG-30. ECI’s BG family has helped position the company as the number-one ranked transmission equipment vendor in India for the past three consecutive years according to Voice & Data, a leading telecom magazine in India. PMC-Sierra’s chipset architecture provides ECI’s BG family with a cost-effective and highly scalable µMSPP platform that enables operators to easily provision new Ethernet-based services and maintain high network resiliency, making it an ideal solution particularly for emerging markets.

“PMC-Sierra’s metro transport solutions provide us with a flexible architecture that scales from STM-1 (155M) to STM-16 (2.5G) while minimising development costs by leveraging common software and hardware components,” said Alon Moshes, vice president and head of the MSPP Line of Business at ECI. “ECI is focused on enabling the exponential growth of wireless backhaul infrastructure, and PMC-Sierra has helped propel us into a market leading position with cost-effective, future-proof platforms.”

“ECI is a leader in the metro access market and has achieved significant market share in the emerging markets with its BroadGate platforms,” said Babak Samimi, director of strategic marketing for PMC-Sierra’s Communication Products Division. “PMC-Sierra is excited to have a partner like ECI that enables us to participate in high growth wireless backhaul markets in emerging economies.”

About PMC-Sierra’s Metro Access Solutions for MSPPs
ADM 622, ARROW 2488, TEMAP 84FDL and HDLIU 32 are highly integrated, best-in-class devices that are part of PMC-Sierra’s extensive Metro Optical Transport Solutions. For more information, visit www.pmc-sierra.com/networking.

About ECI Telecom Ltd.
ECI Telecom delivers innovative communications platforms to carriers and service providers worldwide. ECI provides efficient platforms and solutions that enable customers to rapidly deploy cost-effective, revenue-generating services. Founded in 1961, Israel-based ECI has consistently delivered customer-focused networking solutions to the world’s largest carriers. The Company is also a market leader in many emerging markets. ECI provides scalable broadband access, transport and data networking infrastructure that provides the foundation for the communications of tomorrow, including next-generation voice, IPTV, mobility and other business solutions.

About PMC-Sierra
PMC-Sierra[tm] is a leading provider of broadband communications and storage semiconductors for metro, access, fibre to the home, wireless infrastructure, storage, laser printers and fibre access gateway equipment. PMC-Sierra offers worldwide technical and sales support, including a network of offices throughout North America, Europe, Israel and Asia. The company is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the PMCS symbol.

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