DoCoMo and Partners to License W-CDMA Patents
DoCoMo, announced today that it will begin licensing patents for its proprietary W-CDMA technology, on which , the world’s first 3G wireless service, is based.
As global telecommunications operators gear up for launch of 3G mobile communications services, DoCoMo is envisioning extensive use of its IMT-2000 compliant W-CDMA system. To encourage worldwide implementation, DoCoMo will offer essential patents at reasonable and non-exclusive terms. See Press Release Here. [cached version via WayBack Machine]
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