InterDigital's Smart Access Manager Adds Hotspot 2.0, in Operator Trials Worldwide

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LONDON, June 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wi-Fi GLOBAL CONGRESS - InterDigital, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDCC), a wireless research and development company, today announced that the company's standards-based solution for operator intelligent bandwidth management and Wi-Fi® offload, the Smart Access Manager, has successfully integrated the Hotspot 2.0 standard and is currently in operator trials with a variety of global operators.

Smart Access Manager (SAM) is a device client that offers a seamless Wi-Fi extension to 3G or LTE networks. SAM yields improved capacity and coverage, leverages existing or new Wi-Fi assets, and delivers increased service provider visibility and control over the subscriber, whether on cellular or Wi-Fi networks, through enhanced network performance metrics with subscriber monitoring and feedback. The technology was successfully demonstrated fully integrated with both a Policy Server and OMA DM Server from Tier1 OEMs, with provisioning of the Access Network Discovery and Selection Function (ANDSF) policy, at Mobile World Congress in 2013, and is currently in numerous operator trials worldwide.

"Integration with Hotspot 2.0 and our current operator trials highlight that SAM is a leading-edge, robust solution that provides operators with a standards-based solution to fuller integration of Wi-Fi into their service management, both for network offload and – most importantly – to enhance customer experience," said Allen Proithis, Executive Vice President, InterDigital Solutions.

More information about Smart Access Manager can be found by accessing the InterDigital Vault at from any computer or mobile device and entering the search term "Smart Access Manager". SAM is currently being highlighted by InterDigital at the Wi-Fi Global Congress in London, in booth 10 on the main floor.

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops fundamental wireless 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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