InterDigital Chief Technology Officer Named to Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions Board of Directors

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that its Executive Vice President, InterDigital Labs, and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Byung K. Yi, has been named to the board of directors of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2016.

ATIS’ Board of Directors provides insight into the future of ICT by bringing together the industry’s top minds to interact in a variety of forums. Dr. Yi brings a strong history of leadership to the board with more than 30 years of advanced wireless development experience. Currently, he serves on the board of directors of the Telecommunications Industry Association and previously 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.

“ATIS is a leading force in the ICT industry for technology and solutions development,” said Dr. Yi. “I’m looking forward to helping shape the future of technology innovations and solutions alongside ATIS’ board of industry influencers.”

"As a leading organization developing the solutions that are bringing the 5G future, ATIS is delighted to welcome Dr. Yi to its board," said ATIS President and CEO Susan M. Miller. "His wireless industry insights will be invaluable as ATIS advances its members’ shared business priorities.”

ATIS brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry's most pressing business priorities. ATIS' nearly 200 member companies currently work to address 5G, the all-IP transition, network functions virtualization, big data analytics, cloud services, device solutions, emergency services, M2M, cyber security, network evolution, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more.

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of 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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