UTStarcom Demonstrates Industry's First Live Video Transmission at CTIA Using EVDO Revision A Wireless Technology
CTIA WIRELESS, LAS VEGAS, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UTStarcom,
Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking
solutions and services, today announced that it is demonstrating the
industry's first live video transmission using EVDO Revision A (Rev A)
wireless technology at the CTIA WIRELESS show in Las Vegas this week. The
company believes the demonstration of streaming video and VoIP applications,
which uses UTStarcom's new EVDO Rev A solution, confirms the technological
viability of the standard for powering and delivering broadband wireless
services and rich media content to wireless mobile devices. In addition,
UTStarcom will be introducing new CDMA2000 4GV(TM) codecs at CTIA.
Successful Demonstration Confirms Technological Viability of EVDO Standard; Company Also Introduces New CDMA2000 4GV Codecs
'As a leading provider of wireless broadband technology worldwide,
UTStarcom has expanded on its distributed 1xRTT architecture to provide EVDO
Rev A capabilities, which is designed to enable operators to offer a much
faster network to their customers,' said
at UTStarcom. 'With UTStarcom's new distributed EVDO Rev A solution, we expect
that operators can offer higher-speed bandwidth for multimedia applications
and allow end users to access multiple services at the same time from a single
EVDO Rev A Demonstration
The EVDO Rev A demonstration employs UTStarcom's new distributed EVDO Rev
A solution, which is part of its MovingMedia(TM) 2000 suite of wireless
networking products. The MovingMedia 2000 iCell PICO EVDO Rev A IP Radio
Access Network (RAN) is designed to enable seamless indoor wireless coverage
via cost-effective IP networks, providing a high-performance, cost-effective
solution for operators seeking to offer indoor campus-wide roaming. The
MovingMedia 2000 iCell Macro 1X and EVDO IP RAN is designed to enable
ubiquitous wide-area coverage via IP networks and can be used in urban,
suburban, and rural environments.
CDMA2000 4GV Codecs
UTStarcom will also be demonstrating the new CDMA2000 4GV codecs at CTIA.
4GV is the next generation 3GPP2 standards-based EVRC-B codec. 4GV is designed
to allow service providers to dynamically prioritize voice capacity on their
network as required.
About UTStarcom's MovingMedia 2000
As a leading vendor of CDMA technology, UTStarcom's MovingMedia 2000 is
designed to provide wireless operators with a complete, all-IP solution to
reap the multiple advantages of 3G networks. The solution is designed to offer
a smooth migration path for CDMA2000-based providers, allowing them to utilize
broadband data technologies such as CDMA2000 1xEV-DO. The system is designed
to be backwards compatible with second-generation CDMA (IS-95) technology.
Moreover, all solution components are standards based and designed to provide
complete interoperability with other standards-based products, allowing
wireless operators to preserve their existing equipment investment.
The MovingMedia 2000 solution leverages market-proven technologies and
UTStarcom's extensive experience in building IP equipment and deploying IP
networks. The MovingMedia 2000 product suite utilizes UTStarcom's distributed
softswitch architecture for switching, transport, signaling, and call control.
The MovingMedia 2000 product line includes a comprehensive suite of network
elements, including base stations (BTS), Softswitch (MSC), Media Gateway,
Packet Data Server Node (PDSN) and home agent (HA).
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 design operations in the
For more information about UTStarcom, visit the company's Web site at
This release includes forward-looking statements, including the foregoing
statements regarding the anticipated content and significance of the Company's
broadband wireless services and rich media content to mobile devices, the
technological significance of the EVDO Rev A solution, the anticipated ability
of the EVDO Rev A solution to enable operators to offer a faster network
service and allow end users to access multiple services at the same time from
a single device, the anticipated functionality, cost-effectiveness and
coverage area of the MovingMedia 2000 iCell Macro 1X and EVDO IP RAN, the
expected ability of the CDMA2000 4GV codecs to help operators better
prioritize voice capabilities within their network, the expectation regarding
MovingMedia 2000's functionality, backwards-compatibility and interoperability
with other standards-based products. These statements are forward-looking in
nature and subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to
differ materially. These risk factors include rapidly changing technology, the
changing nature of global telecommunications markets, the termination of
significant contracts and/or strategic relationships, the direction and
results of future research and development efforts, evolving product and
applications standards, reduction or delays in system deployments, changes in
demand for and acceptance of the Company's products, general adverse economic
conditions, and trends and uncertainties such as changes in government
regulation and licensing requirements. The Company also refers readers to the
risk factors identified in its latest Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly
Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K, as filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.
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