Ribbon Communications Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of converged communications software and network solutions to Service Providers, Enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2020.

Revenue for the third quarter of 2020 was $231 million, compared to $138 million for the third quarter of 2019, an increase of 68%. Approximately $78 million of the year-over-year revenue increase was attributable to the acquisition of ECI Telecom Group, Ltd. (ECI), which closed on March 3, 2020.

“We are pleased to report strong third quarter results that exceeded our previous outlook,” noted Bruce McClelland, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ribbon Communications. “We have continued on our path of improved profitability, demonstrated by our record Adjusted EBITDA during the third quarter. Our Cloud & Edge business continues to benefit from strong software sales and improved operating expenses. We are encouraged by the continued recovery we are seeing in our Packet Optical business and, based on our current pipeline, we expect to see further improvement in the fourth quarter and a solid finish to the year.” […]