InterDigital Joins Wireless Broadband Alliance

WILMINGTON, Del., May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that InterDigital has joined the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the industry association focused on driving the next generation Wi-Fi experience.

Founded in 2003, the WBA focuses on delivering the vision of an interoperable, seamless and secure "next generation" Wi-Fi platform that provides better customer experience and new growth opportunities. As a new member, InterDigital joins a diverse membership with a common vision that includes Intel, Huawei Technologies, Qualcomm and Ericsson among other leading technology companies.

"The past few years have seen the Wi-Fi industry evolve beyond all recognition. What was once seen as a technology for short range broadband data is now being used for everything from voice calls to location services while at the same time becoming a critical piece of infrastructure for both mobile operators and smart cities," said Tiago Rodrigues, Senior Director – PMO and Membership Services of the WBA. "As the technology continues to evolve so does the membership of the WBA, which encompasses the entire Wi-Fi ecosystem. We are delighted to welcome InterDigital and look forward to their valuable contributions to the alliance."

"The WBA provides InterDigital with the opportunity to engage with other industry experts from across the ecosystem in order to drive Wi-Fi to its fullest potential," said James Nolan, Executive Vice President, InterDigital Solutions.

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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