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UTStarcom Achieves IP DSLAM Milestone With One Million Ports Deployed in Europe

PARIS, France, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq:
UTSI), a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and
services, has now deployed over one million IP DSLAM (Internet Protocol
Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer) ports in Europe - one of the
largest and fastest growing DSL markets in the world.

UTStarcom Achieves IP DSLAM Milestone With One Million Ports Deployed in Europe
UTStarcom Achieves IP DSLAM Milestone With One Million Ports Deployed in Europe

The company, which introduced the first IP DSLAM to the market place in
the spring of 2001, has deployed its award-winning equipment in France,
Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic and Austria, as well as
having installed, in Japan, the world's largest IP DSLAM network. Global
demand for IP DSLAMs is growing due to an emerging imperative to deliver
converged triple and quadruple (fixed-line voice, mobile, data and video)
play services over IP.

'Tiscali Netherlands' growth has been greatly aided by UTStarcom's IP
DSLAM technology, which enables us to offer reliable, high-speed DSL access,'
Mr. Bart Oskam, CTO at Tiscali Netherlands. 'We are migrating our
network to a UTStarcom platform: the low cost of ownership makes us more
competitive in the market and speeds our return on investment; the system
also enables us to offer our subscribers the latest services quickly and

UTStarcom's leadership in providing IP DSLAM solutions was recognised in
a 2005 report by Heavy Reading where the company's AN-2000 IP DSLAM (now
known as the B1000) ranked first in four of the nine categories evaluated for
an IP DSLAM Competitive Analysis. The product provides a platform for
scalable services over IP, from data through to IPTV, and serves customers
from telecom operators to Internet Service Providers.

'UTStarcom's IP DSLAM has met our needs perfectly,' said
Mr. Peter
, Director Network and System Engineering at Teleport. 'As a growing
Internet Service Provider, we required a platform that would grow with us,
allowing us to extend our customer offering from data to include voice and,
eventually, video. UTStarcom's consultative approach ensured that they
understood our needs and created the right solution.'

UTStarcom's vice president of the EMEA region, Youssef Kassissia,
commented, 'This milestone confirms our position as a major player in the
broadband access solutions market in the EMEA region. DSL growth in this area
is showing no signs of abating, and we look forward to continuing to deploy
our solutions throughout the region.'

To arrange an interview with Youssef Kassissia, UTStarcom's VP of the
EMEA Region, please contact
Howard Jones or
Helen Lyman Smith on
+44-(0)115-948-6901 or email or

About the iAN8000 B1000 IP DSLAM

UTStarcom's iAN8000 B1000 IP DSLAM is a carrier-class DSL access solution
tailored to meet customer requirements for high-speed remote access and
subscriber aggregation. Reflecting UTStarcom's long-standing market
leadership in delivering end-to-end IP solutions, the IP DSLAM is designed to
directly and cost effectively interface with the evolving IP network in order
to deliver high capacity traffic aggregation and robust, 'always on'
services. In an increasingly competitive environment, the IP DSLAM is
designed to afford simple and reliable delivery of high demand applications.
For more information on the iAN8000 B1000, visit UTStarcom's Web site at

About UTStarcom's Broadband Solutions

UTStarcom's broadband wireline solutions enable carriers to deploy IP-
based, high-speed Internet, voice, data, and multimedia services over
wireline networks. Designed for highly efficient, converged service delivery
across an evolving networking landscape, these solutions continue to expand
the capacity and performance of narrowband, broadband, and transport
solutions. Our wireline broadband product offering includes a suite of
optical transport platforms, extensive edge network access solutions, and a
distributed IPTV and multimedia delivery system.

About UTStarcom, Inc.

UTStarcom is a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions
and international service and support. The company sells its broadband,
wireless, and handset solutions to operators in both emerging and established
telecommunications markets around the world. UTStarcom enables its customers
to rapidly deploy revenue-generating access services using their existing
infrastructure, while providing a migration path to cost-efficient,
end-to-end IP networks. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Alameda,
California, the company has research and design operations in the United
, China, Korea and India. UTStarcom is a FORTUNE 1000 company.

For more information about UTStarcom, visit the company's Web site at

About Heavy Reading's report

Based on Heavy Reading's report, UTStarcom holds the top-rated product in
the following categories: Central Office (CO) IP DSLAM, Large OSP IP DSLAM,
Combined IP DSLAM/Routers/B-RAS, and OSP Combined IP DSLAM/Router/B-RAS.
Additionally, UTStarcom's Universal Broadband Server FiberNode(TM) (UBS
4848-1GE) was placed second in the OSP Sealed-Unit IP DSLAM category.

Forward Looking Statements

This release includes forward-looking statements, including the foregoing
statements regarding the anticipated size and location of deployments of the
Company's IPTV solutions in China, the anticipated significance of the
Company's IPTV technology and service in the telecommunications market, the
anticipated emergence of IPTV-based business model and value chain, the
anticipated growth of market and consumer demand for IPTV in various regions
of China, the expectation that the RollingStream solution can help service
providers deliver broadcast quality TV and on-demand entertainment
programming over IP networks, the expectation that RollingStream will enable
service providers to support new services over existing network
infrastructures, and the expectation that RollingStream will present service
providers with opportunities for increased revenues, new services, and
improved customer satisfaction and retention. These statements are
forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and uncertainties that may
cause actual results to differ materially. These risk factors include rapidly
changing technology, the changing nature of global telecommunications
markets, both in China and globally, the termination of significant
contracts, the direction and results of future research and development
efforts, evolving product and applications standards, reduction or delays in
system deployments, product transitions, changes in demand for and acceptance
of the Company's products, general adverse economic conditions, and trends
and uncertainties such as changes in government regulation and licensing
requirements, both in China and globally. The Company also refers readers to
the risk factors identified in its latest Annual Report on Form 10-K,
Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K, as filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE UTStarcom, Inc.