Via’s LTE patent pool brings together the essential LTE patents of many innovators into a single offering. The LTE patent license agreement provides access to all patents from the participating licensors that 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 combined portfolio of essential LTE patents in a single, cost-effective transaction.
The LTE standard is designed to provide an enhanced user experience and simplified technology for a broad range of enterprise and consumer applications. LTE technology works across multiple fixed and mobile terminals including mobile phones, tablets, notebook PCs, hot spots, payment terminals, game players, and other portable devices.
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.