UTStarcom, Inc. engages in the manufacture, integration, and support of Internet Protocol (IP) based, end-to-end networking, and telecommunications solutions worldwide. It designs, manufactures, sells, and installs an integrated suite of wireless and wireline access network and switching systems. UTStarcom focuses on three markets: Internet Protocol TV (IPTV), Next Generation Networks (NGN), and Broadband. Its IPTV solutions enable the delivery of broadcast TV and VOD services over an IP network along with value added applications, such as high-definition TV (HDTV), time-shift TV, video calling and conferencing, distance learning, IP surveillance, and digital signage. IPTV solution also lays the framework for various applications that can be custom designed for operators. The companys NGN solutions include IP telephony for next generation voice and data networks ensuring the delivery of voice, data, and multimedia services. NGN solution enables new applications and provides an integrated back end system to support various offerings, including local and long distance, voice-over-broadband, fixed mobile convergence, PSTN emulation, and IP messaging. UTStarcoms Broadband solutions enable deployment of IP-based Internet, voice, data, and multimedia services over wireline and optical networks. These solutions expand the capacity and performance of narrowband, broadband, and transport solutions to deliver next generation services. The company has strategic alliances with Softbank Corp, Matsushita Communication Industrial Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, NEC Corporation, SkyCreek, and Foundry Networks, Inc. UTStarcoms customers include service providers in telecommunications markets, such as local, regional, national, and international telecommunications carriers, including broadband, cable, Internet, wireline, and wireless providers. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Alameda, California.