NEW DELHI: Telecom network vendor UTStarcom said that it would be increasing its investment in India.
“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 at the event ‘Next Gen Innovation Summit 2017- and Beyond!’, organized by 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 localize the ‘optical transport and broadband solutions for Indian market,” said Dr. Zhaochen Huang, Chief Operating Officer, UTStarcom Inc.
While giving his keynote address on the future of broadband and Digital India, Anupam Shrivastava, Chairman & Managing Director, BSNL said, “BSNL together with its technology partners will play an important role in Digital India campaign launched by Government of India.”
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.
Rahul Pandey, Managing Director- Sales & Marketing, UTStarcom India said, “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.”
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.