Australia’s CSIRO tackles top US carriers over WiFi patent

The CSIRO’s WiFi patent saga has taken an industry-shaking twist, with the science agency deciding to draw the US’s top three mobile carriers into the fray — AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile.Court filings obtained by The Australian have revealed that the CSIRO has sued the three carriers for alleged infringements of its WiFi patent in eastern Texas’s US District Court, as it pursues a fresh bounty from its intellectual property golden goose. see:CSIRO sues US carriers over Wi-Fi
CSIRO today confirmed it had initiated patent infringement lawsuits in the US District Court against carriers AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon over its much sought-after Wi-Fi patent.Since 1993, CSIRO has held the patent for the technology which is used to allow devices to communicate over a wireless local area network (WLAN) by means of radio transmission, commonly known as Wi-Fi.

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