The stalwart CEO of Unwired, one of the first wireless broadband networks, is to leave the company, as its owner, Channel 7 makes clear its future plans lie with vividwireless.
on 02/22/2010 – Made popular on 02/22/2010
The patent rat-race continues apace. Today Unwired Planet announced that it has purchased a portfolio of over 2,400 patents from the troubled Swedish mobile vendor Ericsson. The deal includes IP related to 2G, 3G and LTE technologies, and will give Unwired Planet significantly more ammunition in its various legal battles against Apple (x2), Google and RIM over patent infringements.
While existing Android patent suits between the likes of Samsung and Apple continue to drag on in Europe, Unwired Planet, the patent enforcement entity that acquired 2,400 wireless patents from Ericsson last year, looks like it is putting its IP to work.