Via Licensing’s LTETM patent pool brings together the essential LTE patents of multiple innovators into a single offering. The LTE Patent License Agreement provides access to all of the patents from the participating licensors which are essential to the implementation of the 3GPP LTE standard, including LTE-Advanced (or "LTE-A") and LTE-Advanced Pro. This allows companies that manufacture or sell products implementing the LTE standard to gain access to this portfolio of essential LTE patents in a single, cost-effective transaction.
4G LTE is a next-generation wireless broadband technology designed to provide an enhanced user experience and simplified technology for a broad range of enterprise and consumer applications. LTE technology will work across multiple fixed and mobile terminals including future mobile phones, notebook PCs, media players, game players, cameras, camcorders, and other portable devices. These LTE-based devices will enable access to applications that include enhanced voice communications, messaging, interactive video and television, gaming, social media, and entertainment services.
Via’s LTE patent pool provides transparent and nondiscriminatory access to LTE essential patents in a fair and cost-effective license that is designed to encourage growth and development of this important technology and related wireless markets.