UTStarcom Offers OTT Content in US

UTStarcom launches Internet TV platform in US

October 3, 2011

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BEIJING -- UTStarcom Holdings Corp. ("UTStarcom" or "the Company") (NASDAQ:UTSI -News) a leading provider of interactive, IP-based network solutions in iDTV, IPTV, Internet TV and broadband for cable and telecom operators, today announced the commercial launch of its Internet TV platform in North America through its majority-owned subsidiary, iTV Media Inc., formerly known as Stage Smart Limited. The platform provides Chinese language content targeting the Chinese-speaking population located in North America.

"Our Internet TV platform will serve a growing demand for Chinese language television content from the overseas Chinese-speaking population," said UTStarcom CEO Jack Lu. "Our platform utilizes Internet-related broadcasting technology to stream high-quality content to homes in North America. Subscribers will not only be able to enjoy rich Chinese language content, but also various value-added interactive services like distance-learning, gaming and e-commerce. Moreover, the launch of the Internet TV platform in North America will open up additional revenue opportunities for our operational support service business, which will be able to generate revenue by providing support services to subscribers of the Internet TV platform."

UTStarcom Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI)

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