AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of telecom network and software solutions in China, today announced the appointment of Ying Wu as an Independent Director to its Board.

A veteran to the telecommunications industry, Mr. Wu is the co-founder and Vice-Chairman of UTStarcom Inc., a leading global provider of wireless and wireline access and IP switching solutions, and President of UTStarcom China.

Before founding Starcom in 1991, which later merged with Unitech in 1995 to become today's UTStacom, Mr. Wu was a member of the technical staff and senior project manager of AT&T Bell Labs, which he joined in 1987. He holds a MS in Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a BS in wireless communication from Beijing Industrial University. Mr. Wu replaces Louis Lau, who has been a member of AsiaInfo's Board of Directors from the company's inception. Mr. Lau's resignation from the Board and Mr. Wu's appointment are effective immediately.

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