UTStarcom to expand its footprint in India

New Delhi [India], Apr 27 : UTStarcom India Telecom Pvt. Ltd., a global telecommunications infrastructure provider on Wednesday announced its plan to increase its investment in India at the 'Next Gen Innovation Summit 2017- and Beyond', an event organised by UTStarcom Inc.

"We have been committed to the Indian communications industry and have been making the required investments in India. The company would be increasing its investment in India so as to further consolidate its presence in the Indian telecom infrastructure market," said Tim Ti, Chief Executive Officer, UTStarcom Inc.

The company would be making investments in setting up its local manufacturing and R&D. Further investments will be used in increasing its equipment portfolio and scaling up its manpower in India.

"Besides focusing on increasing the equipment portfolio, we have decided to localise the 'optical transport and broadband solutions for Indian market," said Dr. Zhaochen Huang, Chief Operating Officer, UTStarcom Inc.

"BSNL together with its technology partners will play an important role in Digital India campaign launched by Government of India," added Anupam Shrivastava, Chairman and Managing Director, BSNL.

The summit showcased UTStarcom's next generation solutions and demonstrated their full range of next generation solutions, like SDN, NG -PTN, SyncRing, Carrier Grade Wi-Fi solution, IMS platform and NGN Access.

"We are honoured to be associated with our Indian telecom operators and providing them with cutting edge and cost efficient solutions. We are doing our bit to ensure our contribution towards Digital India, Smart Cities and Make in India initiatives of the Government of India," said Rahul Pandey, Managing Director- Sales and Marketing, UTStarcom.

Recently, UTStarcom India has supplied access points for hotspots and data off-load across North and East India. UTStarcom has played a vital role in NGN project with BSNL.

The company has upgraded BSNL network to offer next generation multimedia services to its customers, which entailed migrating existing PSTN/ISDN customers to Next Generation Network (NGN) to enable supplementary services using Internet Protocol ( IP) along with basic telephony. (ANI)