Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                        PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d)
                     OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

       DATE OF REPORT (Date of earliest event reported): September 5, 2006

                     InterDigital Communications Corporation
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

           Pennsylvania                     1-11152               23-1882087
   (State or other jurisdiction of   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
        incorporation)                                       Identification No.)

781 Third Avenue, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania                      19406-1409
     (Address of Principal Executive Offices)                        (Zip Code)

        Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 610-878-7800

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Item 8.01.        Other Events.

On September 5, 2006, InterDigital Communications Corporation (the "Company")
received notice from the Arbitral Tribunal, operating under the auspices of the
International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in
the Company's arbitration proceeding with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., that
the Tribunal had rendered an Award. The Company has issued a press release
relating to the terms of the Award which release is attached hereto as Exhibit

Item 9.01.        Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c)           Exhibits. The following exhibit is filed with this report:

              Exhibit 99.1 - Press release dated September 6, 2006.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                        INTERDIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION

                                        By: /s/ Lawrence F. Shay
                                             Lawrence F. Shay
                                             General Counsel

Date:    September 6, 2006


                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.                                     Description
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     99.1                          Press release dated September 6, 2006