Wireless technology leader added to growing pool of global companies in Via's licensing program

Via Licensing Corporation has announced that Verizon Communications Inc. — one of the largest communications technology companies in the world — has joined companies participating in Via´s industry-leading LTE (Long Term Evolution) licensing program, the company said.

Via´s patent pool provides a fair, transparent and cost-effective license to all essential LTE and LTE-Advanced patents from Via´s LTE licensors.

Verizon is well known for its wireless networks and advanced cellular technologies. The addition of Verizon to Via´s LTE licensing program further underscores the success of Via´s LTE Patent Pool and the value it brings to the wireless telecommunications market.

Products and services that use LTE technologies include smartphones, tablet and laptop computers, the Internet of Things (IoT), and automobiles. LTE technology is the next generation of wireless connectivity technologies that are being deployed worldwide.

Via Licensing Corporation is a global intellectual property solutions provider dedicated to enabling innovation in partnership with technology companies, entertainment companies and universities around the world. Via develops and manages licensing programs on behalf of highly innovative companies in markets such as audio, wireless, broadcast, and automotive. Via is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dolby Laboratories, Inc., a company with more than 50 years of experience in innovation. For more information about Via, visit www.via-corp.com.