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UTStarcom Unveils New Wireless USB Modem With Flash Memory

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UTStarcom Personal
Communications, a division of UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), announced today
the launch of its first wireless broadband USB modem, UM150, to CDMA carriers
in North America.

UTStarcom Unveils New Wireless USB Modem With Flash Memory
UTStarcom Unveils New Wireless USB Modem With Flash Memory

The UM150 is Fast, Reliable, Compact and Easy to Connect to a Laptop Computer for Wireless Broadband Connectivity


Tiny, but delivering tremendous mobile connectivity, the UM150 weighs only
1.57 ounces and measures 3.61' (h) x 1.46' (w) x 0.65. Downloading and
uploading files (Forward/Reverse Link) is fast with the UM150 since it can
download at rates up to 3.1 Mbps and upload as fast as 1.8 Mbps. In addition,
the UM150 has the ability to run on multiple bands including CDMA 1x EVDO Rev.
A & Rev. O, CDMA 1xRTT and CDMA 800, 1900 MHz.

The innovative UM150 also works as a flash memory drive with a memory
capacity of 64 MB (Flash)/32 MB (RAM) expandable to up to 2GB or more
(dependent on market availability) since it has a built-in micro-SD card slot
so users are now able to carry their files with them without their laptop.

'With the UM150, CDMA carriers can offer their subscribers another
powerful alternative to access wireless broadband service,' said
, president of UTStarcom Personal Communications. 'Busy
professionals and business travelers will embrace the simplicity, versatility
and portability of the UM150.'

The high-speed USB 2.0 UM150 is compatible with PCs that run Windows(R)
2000, XP or Vista and Macs the run Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher. Additional
system requirements to run the UM150 are a 166MHz or greater processor, 14 MB
or more of hard disk space and at least 32 MB RAM. The sleek-looking modem
also has a built-in retractable antenna with dual LED lights that indicate
signal strength.

The UM150 will be available before the end of the year through various
CDMA carriers in North America.

About UTStarcom Personal Communications

UTStarcom Personal Communications is changing the way the world
communicates through innovative wireless devices that deliver advanced
communications solutions to improve personal lifestyles.

UTStarcom Personal Communications provides wireless communications devices
including handsets, PocketPCs and wireless broadband modems to carriers
throughout North and South America and supplies every CDMA carrier in the U.S.
and Canada. The company's products are manufactured by its parent company,
UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), and by third-party original equipment
manufacturers. UTStarcom Personal Communications Division is based in
Hauppauge, New York, and maintains offices and support facilities throughout
the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Korea and India.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995

The statements contained in this press release that are not purely
historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of
the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements
regarding UTStarcom's expectations, beliefs, intentions or strategies
regarding the future and including, without limitation, the anticipated
availability of the UM150; the anticipated functionality, features, benefits
and affordability to users of the UM150; and the rapidly changing nature of
the wireless broadband market and environment.

All forward-looking statements included in this document are based upon
information available to UTStarcom as of the date hereof, and UTStarcom
assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause
actual results to differ materially from those projected. These risks and
other risks relating to UTStarcom's business are set forth in the documents
filed by UTStarcom with the Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically
its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and
Current Reports on Form 8-K, and amendments thereto.

SOURCE UTStarcom Personal Communications