Intel Announces New 5G Modem To Laptops and PCs At MWC

Intel isn’t waiting for the MWC event to announce its latest technology. Ahead of the event, the company leaks out the details of the new 5G technology for the laptops and PCs through the new 5G modem. It is partnering with few other major companies like Dell, Lenovo, HP, and Microsoft to render 5G connectivity to the Windows PCs via Intel XMM 8000 series modem. Intel further says that the first 5G connected PC may make its debut in the first quarter of 2019.


Intel is planning to forecast the concept of 5G enabled PC at the popular Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. If it happens, then this will be the first time where we can directly see the 5G enabled device in operation. The MWC attendees can see the live demonstration of 5G connected PC, powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core processor i5. This famous chipmaker is trying to show off the strength of the latest technology using online gaming and video streaming. Recently, Intel introduced the Intel Xeon D-2100 SoC processor that is specifically designed for 5G. Intel described this concept as "one of many stepping stones for moving the industry forward in what's possible for 5G-enabled PCs".

Furthermore, Intel is planning to take this MWC platform to introduce a PC with 802.11ax Wi-Fi and a new eSIM functionality in the Window 10 PCs. This new standard delivers faster speeds and performs better especially when there are numerous devices striving to get multiple signals.


With the 5G technology nearing in 2019, Intel along with the partners working towards accelerating the pace of innovation. It further offers the market a new technology, devices, products, and applications. Intel is investing more in this platform thus trying to offer 5G connected PCs to the market. With its 5G speeds, Intel is showing the world a new path that was once said to be practically impossible.

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