RIBBON COMMUNICATIONS INC.
6500 Chase Oaks Boulevard, Suite 100
Plano, Texas 75023
September 21, 2022
United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
100 F Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20549
|Re:||Ribbon Communications Inc.|
|Registration Statement on Form S-3|
|Filed September 14, 2022|
|File No. 333-267415|
Ladies and Gentlemen:
On behalf of Ribbon Communications Inc. (the “Company”), the undersigned hereby requests, pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, that the effective time of the Registration Statement on Form S-3 of the Company be accelerated to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on September 23, 2022, or as soon as practicable thereafter. The Company respectfully requests that you notify Patrick Macken by a telephone call to (978) 614-8170 of such effectiveness.
Please contact Betty Linkenauger Segaar of Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP at (804) 697-2328 if you have any questions concerning this matter. Thank you for your continued attention to this matter.
|Very truly yours,|
|RIBBON COMMUNICATIONS INC.|
|By:||/s/ Patrick Macken|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary|
|cc:||David W. Ghegan, Esq., Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP|
|Betty Linkenauger Segaar, Esq., Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP|