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VARIndia Recognizes UTStarcom as 'Most Trusted Company' in IPTV and Broadband

ALAMEDA, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UTStarcom, Inc.
(Nasdaq: UTSI) today announced that it has been named 'Most Trusted Company'
in India in the areas of Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) and broadband leadership
by VARIndia. VARIndia is a widely circulated IT trade media publication that
covers more than 95 percent of the channel markets in India. UTStarcom is
receiving the award for the second year in a row.

VARIndia Recognizes UTStarcom as 'Most Trusted Company' in IPTV and Broadband
VARIndia Recognizes UTStarcom as 'Most Trusted Company' in IPTV and Broadband

Prominent IT Publication Awards Company's Leadership and Innovation For The Second Year in a Row


Last year, UTStarcom was named 'Most Trusted Company' in the area of
broadband infrastructure because its regional IPTV deployments were in early

'As IPTV gained momentum in India in the past year, so did UTStarcom's
experience in successfully deploying and scaling IPTV in the Indian market,'
Vijay Yadav, vice president and managing director, South Asia operations,
UTStarcom. 'Broadband adoption continues to accelerate and is a key enabler of
new, interactive services like IPTV. UTStarcom is proud to be recognized as a
leader in two areas that will prove to make a bold and important impact in the

UTStarcom offers a wide range of products that enable service providers to
deliver high-quality, affordable voice, data and video services in both
emerging and established telecommunications markets worldwide.

'I congratulate UTStarcom for being named most trusted company in the
space of IP applications in India. Although IPTV is at a nascent state in
India, UTStarcom has shown tremendous commitment to the country by investing
heavily. I am happy this award has gone to a deserving vendor,' noted
, editor, VARIndia.

UTStarcom's RollingStream(R) end-to-end IPTV system currently supports
more than 850,000 live IPTV subscribers globally and maintains a current total
system capacity exceeding 2.5 million subscribers as a result of recent
successful deployments in China with
China Netcom and China Telecom, in India
with Bharti Airtel, MTNL/Aksh and United Telecoms Limited, in Sri Lanka with
SLT, in Japan with Softbank, in Latin America with Brasil Telecom and in
Taiwan with Markwell.

UTStarcom's Broadband solutions enable deployment of IP-based, high-speed
Internet, voice, data and multimedia services over wireline and optical

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 development operations in the United States, Canada,
China, Korea and India. For more information about UTStarcom, visit the
company's Web site at

About VARIndia

VARIndia is the frontline IT magazine for the B2B channel. Started in
1999, VARIndia has created a niche for itself. Today, apart from the magazine,
VARIndia is present through its website -, VARIndia
News Service - VNS, VARIndia Web TV, VARIndia SMS Service and VARIndia Events
(STAR Nite Awards and IT Forum). VARIndia also has a lab for testing

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