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Qualcomm, Icera sign WCDMA software patent agreement

Posted: 05 Apr 2006 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Qualcomm? Icera? patent agreement? WCDMA?

Qualcomm Inc. and Icera Inc. announced that they have signed a worldwide wireless software patent agreement.

Under the terms of the multi-million dollar agreement, Qualcomm has granted Icera rights under certain Qualcomm patents to develop, manufacture and sell software products for WCDMA devices.

"Icera's license enables them to provide WCDMA software platforms to OEMs, thereby expanding the WCDMA competitive landscape," said Marvin Blecker, president of Qualcomm Technology Licensing. "As an innovative, European-based supplier of wireless modem platforms, Icera's software solution will further expand the wide range of WCDMA platforms available to OEMs and wireless carriers."

"This license from Qualcomm will allow us to provide complete WCDMA software solutions, giving handset providers and operators the opportunity to enhance consumers' wireless experience," said Stan Boland, president and CEO of Icera.

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