According to some preliminary particulars out there, MediaTek’s new T700 5G modem has accomplished standalone calls in real-world take a look at environments. This means it has handed an vital milestone within the growth and is one step nearer to be used inside Intel-based laptops.
The new MediaTek’s T700 modem helps standalone sub-6GHz 5G tech. However, on the similar time, the brand new modem additionally helps non-standalone sub-6GHz 5G networks that depend on a 4G community backup. The two corporations are additionally planning to carry mmWave connectivity as nicely.
At the time of saying the partnership, Intel stated that the 5G answer specs might be set by it solely and MediaTek will develop and manufacture the 5G modem. Intel has additional added as we speak it has been engaged on “system integration, validation, and developing platform optimizations” for the 5G chip.
MediaTek President Joe Chen stated,
“With Intel’s deep expertise in the PC space and our groundbreaking 5G modem technology, we will redefine the laptop experience and bring consumers the best 5G experiences.”
The two corporations re-iterate that the primary 5G modem options will arrive in early 2021.
Intel bought its 5G enterprise to Apple final yr however the launch of the T700 5G modem in partnership with MediaTek reveals that nothing is stopping the previous from taking steps forward within the new 5G period.