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Intel joins Verizon's 5G Technology Forum to accelerate development of 5G, next-generation wireless technology

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


  • Intel joins the Verizon 5G Technology Forum as one of its core members contributing to 5G requirements, testing and standards.
  • Intel is developing 5G technology at its 5G Testbed in Oregon, which will be used to contribute to Verizon's 5G sandbox test environments.
  • Intel is also collaborating with Verizon on network transformation through Verizon's SDN Network Evolution initiative, which will lay the foundation for next generation networks including Verizon's 5G access network.

Verizon and Intel announced today that the companies are working together to accelerate the development of the next-generation wireless technology, commonly known as 5G. Verizon has long been committed to leading the way in network innovation and reliability, a goal that echoes Intel's commitment to enabling cutting-edge network technology.

As part of this effort, Intel has joined the Verizon 5G Technology Forum as one of its core industry partners. Intel will contribute to the development of 5G requirements and standards and conduct testing to optimize end-to-end mobile broadband and Internet of Things (IoT) device architectures and network infrastructure to accelerate the introduction of 5G technology. "The Verizon 5G Technology Forum is perfectly timed to harness technical innovation across our partners and collaborate towards rapid definition and advancement of 5G technologies," said Adam Koeppe, Vice President of...