Messaging Solution features distributed network architecture.

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Implicity(TM) IP messaging platform enables carriers to provide converged services including video email, instant messaging, standard email, voicemail, and conferencing through IMS-enabling architecture. It also enables users to gain immediate access to voice/data messages stored on handheld devices. SIP-based system supports Centrex/wholesale model and intuitive service creation environment that houses emergency notification application, location-based services, and additional products.

Original Press Release:

UTStarcom Delivers Video Mail with Implicity(TM)

New Platform Expands on UTStarcom's Field-Proven, All-IP Messaging Solution

CHICAGO, June 19, 2007 - UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and services, today introduced its Implicity(TM) platform into the company's converged IP Messaging solution portfolio. Implicity will make its debut at UTStarcom Booth #4068 at NXTCOMM, June 18-21, in Chicago.

The Implicity platform continues to offer many of the IP messaging and service delivery benefits available with UTStarcom's first-generation Personal Communications Management System (PCMS) platform, but has been enhanced to include many new and exciting features such as multimedia and video mail capabilities.

"The debut of Implicity demonstrates UTStarcom's commitment to providing carriers with the evolution path towards IMS," said David King, senior vice president of international sales and marketing at UTStarcom, Inc. "This platform enables us to now offer operators a cost-effective approach to their IMS deployments around the world by delivering an intriguing new, interactive messaging experience to their customers."

Enhanced and Distributed Network Architecture

Implicity is an enhanced IP messaging platform that supports many network architecture designs, including those used by wireless and broadband subscribers. This SIP-based system provides carrier-class system reliability on agnostic, non-proprietary technology, and it does not require any complex, underlying specialized hardware - making it easy to customize.

Scalable and Flexible Platform

UTStarcom's Implicity platform maintains the bandwidth parameters to handle millions of subscribers at entry-level cost performance, and it has the capability of supporting a Centrex/wholesale model. This new IP platform also supports an intuitive service creation environment that houses an emergency notification application, location-based services and additional products.

With UTStarcom's Implicity, carriers can provide converged, rich revenue-generating services, including video e-mail, instant messaging, standard e-mail, voicemail and conferencing through an IMS-enabling architecture. The interoperability capabilities of this platform also will enable residential, mobile and business-centric users to communicate with and gain immediate access to voice and data messages stored on any of their other handheld devices - from equipped cell phones to PDAs, smartphones and SIP phones.

"UTStarcom's new Implicity platform truly offers the next generation of IP messaging and data transfer," said Brian Caskey, vice president of worldwide marketing for UTStarcom, Inc. "As the industry is evolving, UTStarcom will continue to stay ahead of the curve by working with our clients - and their end users - to develop and deploy the technologies that will enable them to stay competitive in the marketplace."

About UTStarcom, Inc.

UTStarcom is a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and international service and support. The company sells its broadband, wireless, and handset solutions to operators in both emerging and established telecommunications markets around the world. UTStarcom enables its customers to rapidly deploy revenue-generating access services using their existing infrastructure, while providing a migration path to cost-efficient, end-to-end IP networks. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Alameda, California, the company has research and design operations in the United States, Canada, China, Korea and India. UTStarcom is a FORTUNE 1000 company.

For more information about UTStarcom, visit the company's Web site at

SOURCE UTStarcom, Inc.

Andy Tennille,

Senior Manager, Public Relations of UTStarcom, Inc.


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