This Week in Network Transformation News

A new 5G innovation lab for startups. A new Intel acquisition boosts connectivity. Answers to top questions about building out 5G. And a look at the role of programmable solutions in 5G infrastructure.

Accelerating 5G Innovation Through Ecosystem Collaboration

It takes a village of key industry players and startups to help the business community realize the full potential of 5G. To that end, Intel, NASA, T-Mobile, and other leading organizations will work with 17 startups at the 5G Open Innovation Lab in Seattle to develop new 5G applications and market categories.

Intel Acquires Rivet Networks to Boost Wi-Fi Offerings for PC Platforms

Wi-Fi has proven itself pretty essential these past few months, as more people need fast, reliable service for work and personal use. To deliver unbeatable Wi-Fi solutions for PC platforms, Intel has acquired Rivet Networks, a leader in software and cloud-based technologies for network connectivity.

Bringing the 5G Vision Into Focus: 5 Questions With Alex Quach

Network change is on the way, and Intel’s VP and GM of Wireline and Core Network answers some pressing questions about Intel’s vision for 5G, how to build out 5G, and the coming Release 16 specification for ultra-reliable, low latency communications (URLCC).

How the Custom Logic Continuum Is Contributing to 5G Infrastructure

Don’t overlook the role of programmable solutions in the delivery of 5G network infrastructure. Ronnie Vasishta, VP and GM for the Networking and Configurable Logic Division at Intel, joins the “Chip Chat” podcast to discuss the importance of the “custom logic continuum” and next-gen Intel eASICs.