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AKSH Signs UTStarcom

UTStarcom announced a three-year contract through its partnership with AKSH Optifibre to deliver first IPTV service in India with MTNL

February 2, 2007

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ALAMEDA, Calif. -- UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and services, today announced a three-year contract through its partnership with AKSH Optifibre Ltd. to deploy itsRollingStream(TM) end-to-end IPTV solution with Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) in India. The contract represents the first commercial IPTV deployment in India and AKSH Optifibre Ltd. is the optifibre fiber and cable technologies and their main product is a Fiber-to-the-Home solution.

"Consumers have come to expect sterling services that are both innovative and affordable from MTNL," said Shri RSP Sinha, chairman and managing director at MTNL. "We take the lead, yet again, in > ushering in a true revolution in home entertainment with the country's first IPTV service. IPTV provides an interactive viewing experience and allows for multitude of exciting revenue generating applications to be deployed. Our existing presence in more than four million homes in New Delhi and Mumbai through our broadband service will give MTNL a tremendous headstart in changing the way people watch television."

UTStarcom Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI)

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