Via’s 4G Multi-Generational Wireless patent licensing program addresses the needs of the telecommunications devices market. It offers a combined license to patents essential to multiple telecommunications standards, including 3G (W-CDMA) and 4G (LTE/LTE-A/LTE Advanced Pro), from licensors participating in the program. The license encompasses mobile terminal devices with multi-mode connectivity, including smartphones, tablets, feature phones, as well as wireless data centric device categories such as routers, personal hot spots, data modules, and media devices.
The device classes included in this license represent the largest group of connected devices in consumer electronics, entertainment, enterprise, and other vertical markets. With annual shipment volumes that exceed billions of units, this rapidly expanding market benefits from Via’s fully transparent, efficient, and cost-effective license offering.