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We are in “The Business of Invention”: inventing advanced technologies, enabling others in the ecosystem, and licensing our solutions across the industry. We solve many of the industry’s most critical and complex technical challenges years ahead of market deployment, helping drive smarter, more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience.

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A Strong Legacy of Innovation

InterDigital has a strong legacy of innovation in wireless technologies for advanced voice and data communications.  Our fundamental inventions in wireless modem design, air interface technology, and end-to-end system architecture are at the core of mobile devices, networks and services used by billions of users around the world today. 

As a wireless pioneer and major contributor to the definition of standards for 2G, 3G and 4G technologies, the company has been on the forefront of evolving the cellular world from analog to digital, from voice to data, and from narrowband to broadband.  Today, we are driving the next major shift – from fixed to dynamic network architectures – developing advanced wireless technologies that will lay the groundwork for seamless connectivity of people and things across a myriad of wide, local and personal area networks, simultaneously addressing capacity, coverage, user experience and cost.

To complement our internal engineering efforts, we have established R&D relationships with other technology leaders and we collaborate with a wide range of companies across the wireless ecosystem on integrating our advanced technologies into products and services for field testing and commercial deployment.

InterDigital’s advanced technologies directly benefit component, device and infrastructure manufacturers, network operators, content and applications providers and, ultimately, billions of consumers globally.

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