InterDigital's EdgeHaul Shortlisted For 2015 Small Cell Forum Industry Awards

WILMINGTON, Del., June 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that its EdgeHaul Small Cell Backhaul Solution has been shortlisted for the 2015 Small Cell Forum Small Cell Industry Awards in the Small Cell Backhaul Design and Technology category.

Launched earlier this year at Mobile World Congress 2015, EdgeHaul is the world's first WiGig-based self-organizing millimeter wave Gbps transport system that features adaptive phased array beam forming technology. It is designed to operate in the global V-Band (60 GHz) and delivers LTE-A ready Gbps transport in a self-healing, inexpensive system configuration.

The Small Cell Backhaul Design and Technology award category aims to highlight the latest backhaul solutions which minimize the impact of backhaul on the roll out of small cell networks. Award winners will be announced at the 2015 Small Cell Forum Small Cell Industry Awards Ceremony on June 10, 2015 at the Small Cells World Summit in London. In addition, InterDigital will exhibit the EdgeHaul Solution and other 5G technologies at the Small Cells World Summit from June 9 - 12, 2015.

"Cost-effective backhaul is a huge challenge for small cell deployments and our approach will enable network operators to rapidly deploy denser networks to meet growing capacity demands," said Doug Castor, Senior Director, InterDigital Labs group. "This acknowledgement from the Small Cells Forum underscores the importance of our approach for near-future small cells."

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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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