UTStarcom Heads to China

UTStarcom will deploy its RollingStream end-to-end IPTV solution for China Telecom’s (CTC) new commercial IPTV network in the country’s Shanxi Province.

The companies said the initial deployment, supporting 30,000 subscribers, will include 14 service points covering major metropolitan areas of Xian, the province’s capital city.

CTC’s IPTV service will offer up to 80 channels of live broadcast television; 24-hour time-shifting capability; approximately 10,000 hours of video-on-demand content; and valued-added services including karaoke and gaming.