InterDigital Headlines GSMA 5G Showcase Alongside Industry Leaders at Mobile World Congress

Company’s Crosshaul project featured on mainstage alongside 5G demos by Ericsson, Qualcomm, Intel

Company Release - 2/27/2017 2:15 AM ET

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2017 -- The biggest trade event in the mobile industry is abuzz with 5G news, and InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC) has been invited to present its technology at Mobile World Congress’ headline demo event, a mainstage feature of live, interactive demonstrations by industry R&D leaders.

‘5G Impact’ will showcase network technology, innovative services, and life-changing applications through live and interactive demonstrations followed by a panel discussion surrounding the impact of 5G plus enhanced senses.  InterDigital will demonstrate demanding low-latency traffic within a remote surgery game application via 5G-Crosshaul technology with EdgeLink™60 Ghz platform, a transport technology that aims to solve architecture challenges of 5G.

The demo by InterDigital and others will be followed by a panel discussion led by Jennifer Pigg Clark, Vice President, Network Research, 451 Research, and featuring the following speakers:

  • Asha Keddy, Vice President, Communications and Devices Group and GM, Next Generation and Standards, Intel Corporation;
  • Cristian Norlin, Research Leader, Ericsson;
  • Durga Malladi, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Qualcomm;
  • Fred Schreider, Senior Director, Engineering, InterDigital;
  • Maria Lema Rosas, Research Associate, King’s College of London; and
  • Robert Gazda, Senior Director, Engineering, InterDigital.

5G-Crosshaul is an international project with 21 members aimed at developing integrated fronthaul and backhaul system solutions to support flexibility and unified management for 5G network architectures. In November 2016, InterDigital, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI, and Core Network Dynamics (CND), three partners from the H2020 5GPPP 5G-Crosshaul consortium, announced the successful result of an extended, real-world deployment of the system, a first of its kind. To learn more about the project, visit

The conference session will take place on Thursday, March 2 from 11:30 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m. CET in Hall 4 Auditorium 5. To learn more about the panel, please click here. For more information on the Mobile World Congress conference agenda, please visit

Attendees of Mobile World Congress can see the Crosshaul demo, and other 5G and IoT demos, at InterDigital’s pavilion in Hall 7, Stand 7C61.

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S&P MidCap 400® index.

InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc. EdgeLink is a trademark of InterDigital.

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InterDigital Contact:
Patrick Van de Wille
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