Google has acquired more than 50 patents from Magnolia Broadband, a company focused on improving scalability and capacity across the mobile space.
According to Magnolia, the patents come from its Mobile Transmit Diversity portfolio, which includes a host of technologies related to increasing mobile network capacity, expanding coverage, improving uplink transmission speeds, and increasing a device's battery life.
The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
According to Magnolia CEO Osmo Hautanen, the software Google's newly acquired patents relate to can be "embedded into any mobile broadband device." The software is sold to mobile device … Read more