A major trend in the current IT and communication industry is the convergence of services. End users call for personalized, innovative, diversified services, and that is the major force driving the service convergence forward. The emergence and application of new technologies make the progress possible in practice.
IPTV represents the direction of service convergence, and is the technology of choice for video applications on next generation network (NGN). On the other hand, IPTV as a revolutionary technology in its nature, is going to fundamentally change the way people watching TV, so as to become the “killer application” on broadband network, and the foundation of value added services in home entertaining environment.
The IPTV industry enjoys a promising prospect in China, embracing unprecedented development opportunity and huge market potential. Exploring and building a multi-win industrial value chain and business model is critical to the sound development of IPTV industry, and to capitalizing the market opportunity. As a global leader in IP access infrastructure products, UTStarcom has successfully launched its mVision, an end-to-end carrier-class IPTV solution with unique technological advantages, in strategic markets like Japan and US. UTStarcom is ready to play an active role in contributing to the IPTV industry in China.