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Intel Working with Nokia, Samsung and Others to Accelerate 5G Future and LTE Connectivity

Intel is accelerating the path to 5G by working with key players in the industry to develop a unified 5G standard and introduce new solutions and products to connect the world.

Nokia* has introduced 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, Nokia 5G FIRST* 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.

Press Kit: Intel at 2017 Mobile World Congress
Press Kit: Intel and 5G

Intel is also joining AT&T*, NTT DOCOMO INC.*, SK Telecom*, Vodafone*, Ericsson*, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.*, 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) standardization schedule to enable large-scale trials and deployments as early as 2019.  We believe this concerted effort across key industry players will put us one step closer to a unified standard to drive 5G transformation across all of the key technology areas.

Samsung Mobile* announced two new Galaxy Book* devices with 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processors inside. The Samsung Galaxy Book* 10.6-inch and 12-inch offer the power and productivity of a PC and, with a game-changing S-Pen and Intel LTE connectivity, take mobile computing to another level. Both devices run on the Microsoft Windows 10* operating system and offer the full desktop Microsoft Office* experience for maximum productivity.

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