Huawei and Nordic cellular IoT licensing deal takes a big step towards industry-wide component-level licensing

2022.06.20

The agreement means that all Nordic nRF91 Series LTE-M and NB-IoT products and therefore Nordic’s customers will be automatically licensed and protected, enabling a more efficient access and implementation of Huawei’s patents related to low power wide area standardized cellular technologyThe agreement means that all Nordic nRF91 Series LTE-M and NB-IoT products and therefore Nordic’s customers will be automatically licensed and protected, enabling a more efficient access and implementation of Huawei’s patents related to low power wide area standardized cellular technology 

Nordic Semiconductor has today entered into a patent license agreement with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (“Huawei”). The agreement grants a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) royalty-bearing component-level license of Huawei’s low power wide area (LPWA) cellular IoT standard essential patents (SEPs) to Nordic, and its customers.