Intel is working with key players in the industry to develop a unified 5G standard and introduce new solutions and products to connect the world.
The companies has launched 5G First, a solution that will allow operators to rapidly address the huge demands of connected people and industries.
Nokia 5G FIRST will use the global Intel 5G Modem in its initial deployments. In addition to using Intel architecture and the Intel 5G modem, it also comprises Nokia’s radio access network (RAN) including Nokia AirScale massive MIMO Adaptive Antennas, packet core and mobile transport solutions and.
Nokia 5G FIRST is set for initial deployments starting in 2017, providing operators a first-to-market advantage based on early specifications.
Intel is also joining AT&T, NTT Docomo, SK Telecom, Vodafone, Ericsson, Qualcomm Technologies, British Telecom,Telstra, Korea Telecom, LG Uplus, KDDI, LG Electronics, Telia Company, Swisscom, TIM, Etisalat Group, Huawei, Sprint, Vivo, ZTE and Deutsche Telekom to announce support for the acceleration of the 5G New Radio (NR) standardisation schedule to enable large-scale trials and deployments as early as 2019.