UTStarcom (UTSI) has signed contracts with China Telecom and China Netcom to deploy approximately 500,000 lines of its AN-2000 IP-based Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer (IP DSLAM) solution in 18 provinces throughout Mainland China.
"More than 30 million people currently subscribe for broadband service in China today, representing a 300 percent increase in subscribers since the end of 2003," said Simon Le, senior vice president of sales at UTStarcom China. "IPTV and other triple play services continue to drive the demand for broadband throughout China, one of the fastest growing regions in the world for broadband services. UTStarcom is collaborating closely with both China Telecom and China Netcom on IPTV in field trials at over 40 sites throughout China."
UTStarcom has deployed more than seven million lines of its industry-leading AN-2000 IP DSLAM to date with customers in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
UTStarcom's broadband wireline solutions are designed to 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.
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.