|Monday, 27 November 2017, 17:36 HKT/SGT|
Source: NTT DOCOMO
TOKYO, Nov 27, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has reached an agreement to grant Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. a patent license covering DOCOMO's standard-essential patents. The agreement includes both parties' cooperation in business and standard setting activities. As part of the agreement, Samsung is to pay licensing fees to DOCOMO.
DOCOMO has now granted standard-essential patent licenses to more than 30 companies.
DOCOMO receives licensing fees for its standard-essential patents, which are paid via patent pools or directly by individual companies.
DOCOMO plans to continue its patent licensing as a world leader in the research and development of mobile-network and service technologies for systems based on the W-CDMA, LTE, LTE-Advanced and to-be-standardized 5G standards.
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO, Japan's leading mobile operator with over 76 million subscriptions, is one of the world's foremost contributors to 3G, 4G and 5G mobile network technologies. Beyond core communications services, DOCOMO is challenging new frontiers in collaboration with a growing number of entities ("+d" partners), creating exciting and convenient value-added services that change the way people live and work. Under a medium-term plan toward 2020 and beyond, DOCOMO is pioneering a leading-edge 5G network to facilitate innovative services that will amaze and inspire customers beyond their expectations. DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (9437). https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/.
Public Relations Department
Nov 27, 2017 17:36 HKT/SGT
Source: NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO (TSE: 9437)
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