Intel Unveils New Developments Across the 5G Value Chain with Chinese Partners

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At the Intel 5G Network Summit in Beijing, Intel unveiled new developments across the 5G value chain alongside with industry leaders, including Baidu, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, H3C, Huawei, Tencent, Unisoc and ZTE.

Intel’s end-to-end portfolio of technologies and solutions makes it a key enabler delivering on the promise of 5G. Intel is bringing together an ecosystem of telecommunications equipment manufacturers (TEMs) and operators to accelerate 5G commercialization. 

Unisoc, which produces chipsets for mobile phones, shared plans to utilize Intel 5G modems for mid-tier Android smartphones in China and globally with its applications processor, ROC1. 

Cloud provider Baidu announced that a joint artificial intelligence and 5G innovation lab will be developed with Intel to explore converged edge and cloud services to provide better user experiences, delivering 5G-ready applications in the areas of the Internet of Things, entertainment and automotive.

China Unicom and the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG) unveiled plans to collaborate with Intel to deliver new 5G experiences and capabilities at the coming 2022 Winter Olympics.

Alibaba AliOS’ named Intel as one of the first strategic partners of its intelligent transportation initiative, aiming to support the construction of an intelligent road traffic network. 

H3C, an Ethernet switch maker, and Comba Telecom Holdings outlined plans to use an Intel FlexRAN 5G NR-compliant solution for 5G. 

Huawei shared successes in interoperability trials with Intel as part of the IMT 2020 5G Phase 3 testing and announced that the two companies will continue to work together on driving this International Telecommunications Union (ITU) standard to completion. Tencent WeTest is deploying an industry-leading edge-cloud gaming platform based on Intel Xeon processors to drive the gaming industry ecosystem into next phase of transformation with a focus on infrastructure, game R&D, distribution and devices.

Sandra Rivera, SVP of the Network Platforms Group, Intel
By providing end-to-end technologies and collaboration with our partner ecosystem in China, Intel will accelerate the path to 5G. This is another excellent example of how we are uniquely able to bring together the worlds of connectivity, computing and cloud for a seamlessly connected, powerfully smart 5G future.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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