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Fraunhofer and KPN join Sisvel’s Wi-Fi Licensing Program

London, November 5, 2015

Sisvel UK announced today that Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and KPN have joined Sisvel’s Wi-Fi Licensing Program which aggregates Wi-Fi patents from different patent holders. The licensing program will assure the growth and interoperability of Wi-Fi technology by providing fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory access to worldwide patent rights that are essential to the IEEE’s 802.11 Wi-Fi standard and related Wi-Fi Alliance specifications.

“We are very pleased that Fraunhofer IIS and KPN have decided to enter Sisvel’s Wi-Fi Licensing Program," said Nicholas Webb, Managing Director of Sisvel UK. “We have made substantial progress with our participating patent owners, and the joint licensing program we are putting together will promote broad-based adoption of the Wi-Fi standard”.

The addition of Fraunhofer IIS and KPN to the previous licensors further strengthens this patent pool, differentiating its offering from other licensing programs where few patents owners are represented, and makes it the most relevant “one shop stop” for licensees seeking to acquire the necessary rights to commercialize Wi-Fi enabled products.

Additional information regarding the Wi-Fi licensing program and its licensors can be obtained on Sisvel Wi-Fi Licensing Program page or sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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