HONG KONG, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTStarcom (NASDAQ: UTSI), a global telecommunications infrastructure provider, will participate in the 2014 Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) in San Francisco to showcase the latest developments in its broadband and optical network infrastructure technology. UTStarcom's delegation will be headed by Mr. William Wong, UTStarcom's Chief Executive Officer, and Tim Ti, Senior Vice President for Advanced Network Architecture and Strategic Business Development. "The audience at OFC is on the forefront of the telecom and data networking trends and will be able to appreciate the advancements in our product lineup to improve broadband network infrastructure and operations," said Mr. William Wong. "UTStarcom's broadband technology facilitates the transition to networks that can more easily handle '4G' traffic and form the backbone of 'next gen' networks that deliver a rich, compelling and customized experience for end-users." Showcasing Leadership in Broadband Infrastructure Design UTStarcom's exhibit will display several new products that embody its "Simple Network, Simple Operation" approach to product design and network operation:
The latest in its NetRing™ TN series line of Packed Optical Transport network products, based on MPLS-TP and Carrier Ethernet
In-house designed Software Defined Networking (SDN)
UTStarcom has ramped up product development in its broadband business as its customer base of cable service, telecommunications and broadband service providers looks for technology to meet consumers' growing desire for mobile connectivity and "on demand" information and entertainment programming. In the past year, UTStarcom has added to its NetRing™ Packet Optical Transport line up, offering new features to allow quicker deployment, greater reliability and improved network operational efficiency. The company has also launched a major SDN initiative to offer customers a faster and more economical approach to construct networks and cloud-based solutions that significantly upgrade the end-user experience.