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FrozenCanuck, have you heard of this company which just got listed on the TSE (trades on the ASE as well)? On the TSE it trades under the symbol WIN. This stock has nearly doubled in 3 days, I suspect related to increased liquidity on the TSE.

IFindKarma linked me to this excellent board. I apologize if this stock has been dealt with before. I used to follow all of your posts as well as those on Rat's board, but I've been away for a bit and haven't been able to catch up.

From their website:

Wi-LAN ( was incorporated in 1992, and became a public company in March 1998. In June 1999, Wi-LAN launched I.WiLLä, an access point with transfer speeds of 30 Mbps using Wi-LAN's patented W-OFDM technology. Wi-LAN's Hopper Plus wireless Ethernet bridges and Hopperä wireless modems have been sold in 50 countries on six continents.

Wi-LAN is championing the broadband arena with two exciting developments in wireless technologies. Wide-band Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (W-OFDM - US patent #5,282,222) technology allows a wide-band comprised of tightly packed multiple radio frequency transmissions that occur simultaneously, greatly increasing a system's data carrying capacity. Multicode Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (MCDSSS - US patent #5,555,268) makes it possible to multiply the carrying capacity of traditional spread spectrum systems by as much as ten times.

OFDM is at the foundation of the IEEE 802.11a standard, which was passed in September 1999. After submitting an intellectual property (IP) statement to the IEEE,

Wi-LAN offered to license its patented W-OFDM technology based on this standard. Wi-LAN recently licensed its patented W-OFDM technology to Philips Semiconductors, allowing them to develop, modify, make, and sell W-OFDM application specific integrated circuits for the emerging IEEE802.11a standard.

Wi-LAN recently announced it had filed an IP statement with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) offering to make Wi-LAN's MCDSSS patented technology available for licensing on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory terms. The IP statement targets the ITU's International Mobile Telecommunications IMT-2000 standard, which is the foundation for third generation (3G) mobile radio networks, including cellular phones.

Also, this link:

Any thoughts on this company?


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