xG Technology gets contract to provide interference mitigation technology

xG Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, announced that it has been awarded a subcontract from Leidos to provide interference mitigation solutions and simulation models under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) shared spectrum research program, the company said.

The award leverages xG Technology´s innovations in software defined cognitive radio (SDCR) platforms, and expertise in developing architectures that better enable spectrum sharing and significantly enhance interference mitigation.

The program seeks to develop spectrum sharing technologies that enable access and mitigate the impact of spectrum congestion. This congestion is a growing problem and limits operational capabilities due to the increasing bandwidth demands for wireless communications, the use of net-centric and unmanned systems, and the need for increased flexibility in communications.

xG Technology´s brands provide wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for use in challenging environments. xG´s brand portfolio includes Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), Vislink, and xMax.

Based in Sarasota, Florida, xG Technology has over 100 patents and pending patent applications. xG is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market (symbol: XGTI) For more information, visit www.xgtechnology.com.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world´s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company´s 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately USD 7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.