According to the newsroom of Intel, the upgraded modem for devices such as smartphones, computers, and broadband access gateways.
Dr. Cormac Conroy, Company’s Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Communication and Devices Group, “Intel’s new XMM 8160 5G modem provides the ideal solution to support large volumes for scaling across multiple device categories to coincide with broad 5G deployments. We are seeing great demand for the advanced feature set of the XMM 8160, such that we made a strategic decision to pull in the launch of this modem by half a year to deliver a leading 5G solution.”
The Intel XMM 8160 offers advanced technology needed to run the new mmwave spectrum, sub 6 GHz 5G NR support, and 6Gbps speed for downloading. The modem gives 5G capabilities to all operators and device makers for their deployments.
The new modem is expected to release in the second half next year while for the devices, it will be available in the first half of 2020.