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Intel expands 5G network infrastructure offerings


SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Chip maker Intel this week unveiled an expanded lineup of hardware, software, and other solutions for network infrastructure as it tries to take advantage of telecommunications industry opportunities presented by the transition to 5G. The company believes this next wave of network transformation represents a US$25 billion silicon opportunity by 2023. The company announced enhancements to its software reference architecture, FlexRAN; Intel virtualized radio access network (vRAN) dedicated accelerator; network-optimized next generation Intel Xeon Scalable and D processors (code-named “Ice Lake”); and upgraded Intel Select Solutions for Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI), says its press release...