[asterisk-users] Using g729 now that patents have expired

Bertrand LUPART - Linkeo.com bertrand.lupart at linkeo.com
Wed Feb 8 01:38:07 CST 2017

>> From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G.729
>> —8<—8<— 
>> G.729 includes patents from several companies and is licensed by Sipro Lab Telecom. Sipro Lab Telecom is the authorized Intellectual Property Licensing Administrator for G.729 technology and patent pool.[3][4][5][6]
>> As of January 1, 2017 the patent terms of most Licensed Patents under the G.729 Consortium have expired, the remaining unexpired patents are usable on a royalty-free basis.[7] Thus, G.729 can be used free-of-charge.
>> —>8—>8— 
> A better source is from the consortium which has been upholding the patents:
> http://www.sipro.com/G729.html

Yes, this link is reference #7 on the wikipedia article ;)

Bertrand LUPART

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