INTERDIGITAL RECEIVES NOTICE OF INTENT TO ORDER 75 ULTRAPHONE SYSTEMS FROM ACUITY DIGITAL, INC.
INTERDIGITAL RECEIVES NOTICE OF INTENT TO ORDER 75 ULTRAPHONE SYSTEMS FROM ACUITY DIGITAL, INC. KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- InterDigital Communications Corporation (AMEX: IMM) announced today that it has received notice from Acuity Digital, Inc. of its intentions to order 75 Ultraphone(R) digital radiotelephone systems, valued at nearly $30 million with delivery in the first and second quarters of 1993. These systems are the beginning of the nation's first digital Improved Mobile Telephone Service (IMTS) network and will include voice mail and call alert as well as mobile telephone service. As previously announced, InterDigital and Acuity entered into a series of multi-year agreements. The agreements include a non-exclusive royalty bearing license for InterDigital's Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) patents and technology and an engineering services agreement to modify InterDigital's Ultraphone system for use in the IMTS market. InterDigital will manufacture the modified Ultraphone for Acuity. Headquartered in Chaska, Minn., Acuity Digital, Inc. is privately held. The company said it expects to begin service in Minnesota before year end. Further plans are to immediately expand in the Midwest and West Coast markets, with national distribution by 1995. InterDigital, a leader in TDMA digital radiotelephone systems, currently holds 29 TDMA patents in the United States and holds patents or has patents pending in more than 30 countries. Its Ultraphone system has been shipped to or installed in more than 157 locations worldwide. /delval/ -0- 10/15/92 /CONTACT: David L. Smith, senior vp of InterDigital, 215-278-7800/ (IMM) CO: InterDigital Communications Corporation; Acuity Digital, Inc. ST: Pennsylvania, Minnesota IN: TLS SU: CON
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|Date:||Oct 15, 1992|
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