Chip Shot: South Korean SK Telecom and Intel to Develop Next-Generation, Intelligent Base Stations

SK Telecom and Intel announced that both companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the development of next-generation intelligent base stations aimed to deliver better quality and more advanced services to users of mobile devices. The cooperation will focus on both building and qualification of future base station test beds powered by Intel-based servers with virtualization technologies. The agreement also includes conducting joint research on future solutions to effectively address traffic congestion and the evolution of next-generation wireless networks.