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GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Straight Path Communications Inc. (nyse mkt:STRP), today announced the hiring of Jerry Pi as CTO of Straight Path Communications and its wireless spectrum licensing subsidiary, Straight Path Spectrum.

Prior to joining Straight Path, Mr. Pi was a Senior Director at Samsung Research America focusing on system research, standardization, and prototyping activities in 4G (LTE and mobile WiMax) and 5G. Mr. Pi is at the forefront of the development of millimeter wave 5G, both as co-inventor of one of the world’s first 5G related inventions and as co-author of several groundbreaking journal articles on millimeter wave mobile communication. He led the development of the 5G baseband and RF system prototype that successfully demonstrated the feasibility of 5G mobile communication at 28 GHz. He has authored more than 30 technical journal and conference papers and is the inventor of more than 150 patents and applications.

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