InterDigital Wins IEEE Technology Innovation Award for Millimeter Wave Communication Technology 

April 02 12:30 2017 Print This Article

InterDigital’s EdgeHaul  solution recognized for outstanding innovation and demonstration of millimeter wave wireless communication technologies for cellular and broadband markets

WILMINGTON, Del., April 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that it has won the 2017 Corporate Technology Innovation Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Philadelphia Section for its EdgeHaul™ solution.

The IEEE Philadelphia Section Corporate Innovation Award recognizes a company or corporation for its outstanding contribution to electrotechnology. The award emphasizes developments, projects, products, and other accomplishments that have been innovative and successful.

InterDigital’s EdgeHaul™ solution is a small cell wireless mesh backhaul system operating in the 60 GHz unlicensed band to deliver multi-gigabit-per-second speeds with low latency. It is both an immediate solution for wireless gigabit connectivity for applications such as residential broadband access and Carrier Wi-Fi cable extensions, and a platform for future 5G wireless transport.

“We’re honored to receive this prestigious recognition from the IEEE,” said Dr. Robert DiFazio, Vice President, InterDigital Labs. “This award underscores the outstanding research and development efforts of our engineers and exemplifies a keen understanding of how leading edge technology can address the ever increasing market need for ultra-high-capacity, low-cost wireless communications.”

The award will be presented on Saturday, April 29th at the IEEE Philadelphia Section Awards Banquet and Gala at the Union League of Philadelphia.

Click here for more information on InterDigital’s EdgeHaul™ solution.

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.

InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc. EdgeHaul is a trademark of InterDigital.

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