InterDigital Chief Technology Officer Named to Telecommunications Industry Association Board of Directors

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced its Executive Vice President, InterDigital Labs, and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Byung K. Yi, has been named to the board of directors of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA).

With more than 30 years of advanced wireless development experience, Dr. Yi brings a strong history of leadership to TIA. He has served on the board of directors and steering committees of several professional organizations, including the Center for Wireless Communications and the 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2 Technical Specification Group.

"TIA is a leading force behind wireless standards development and innovation," said Dr. Yi. "As a passionate advocate for standards research, I'm looking forward to working with TIA's board of industry influencers to drive the evolution of wireless technologies forward."

TIA is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, policy initiatives, business opportunities, market intelligence and networking events. TIA aims to enhance the business environment for companies involved in telecom, broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite, unified communications, emergency communications and the greening of technology.

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops technologies that are at the core of mobile devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S&P MidCap 400® index.

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