India's Bharti Airtel launches IPTV

Bharti Airtel, a service provider in India with 46 million customers, is launching IPTV services with the help of vendor UTStarcom. The offering includes time-shifted TV and video-on-demand, among other features.

UTStarcom has won several IPTV deals in the region, but this announcement comes at a time when leadership at the vendor also is announcing structural changes and shifts in strategic focus, including the naming of IPTV as a core technology to the company.

For more:
- Here's the press release about the Bharti Airtel deployment
- And Light Reading looks at UTStarcom's corporate changes

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