Zhone Technologies

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Zhone Technologies
Industry Communication Equipment
Founded 1999
Headquarters Flag of the United States.svg Oakland, California
Key people
Mory Ejabat, CEO
Revenue Increase US$ 20 Million (FY 2012)[1]
Decrease US$-3.9 Million (FY 2010)[1]
Decrease US$-4.8 Million (FY 2010)[1]
Number of employees
Website zhone.com

Zhone Technologies, Inc. is a provider of telecommunications networking equipment founded in 1999. It is headquartered in Oakland, California. Zhone is ISO 9001:2008 certified in the manufacture and service of telecommunications equipment.

Corporate history[edit]

Zhone was founded in September 1999 by former executives of Ascend Communications Jeanette Symons, Mory Ejabat and Robert Dahl.[2]


Zhone acquired more than a dozen companies, including:

  • Paradyne Networks, September 2005, Internet access
  • Sorrento Networks, July 2004, Metro optical access
  • Gluon Networks, February 2004, Switching and signaling gateways
  • Tellium, November 2003, Metro optical transport
  • Eluminant, February 2003, Access and transmission products
  • vpacket, July 2002, VoIP
  • Nortel Networks Access Node, August 2001, Digital loop carrier (DLC)
  • xybridge, February 2001, Softswitch
  • Optaphone Systems, February 2000, Wireless
  • Roundview February 2000, IP and derived voice
  • Premisys, December 1999, Integrated access solutions
  • CAG Technologies, November 1999, Manufacturing


Zhone's SkyZHone Metro Wi-Fi System is approved by the Rural Utilities Service for use in rural areas.


  1. ^ a b c 2010 Annual report
  2. ^ Margaret Johnston (February 7, 2000). "Zhone rolls out gateway for voice". InfoWorld. p. 68A. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 

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