Amid growing demand for 5G technology, Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) announced that it would collaborate with Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) and Ericsson (ADR)(NASDAQ:ERIC) to work on next generation 5G routers. As per the reports, the prime focus of these tech giants is on providing residential and business services.
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The announcement came during the ongoing Mobile World Congress event where Cisco said that it would create industry’s first 5G router with the help of Intel and Ericsson. All three of these companies are part of Verizon 5G Technology Forum, where they will partner with Verizon and create a world-class 5G router that can change the face of this industry forever.
Cisco, Intel, Ericsson and Verizon believe that this new 5G router will enable residential and business users to lower down latency, enjoy high network speeds and connect more internet based devices together. This innovation is one step towards making HD video content and Internet of Everything part of everyday life.
One of the biggest problems that the world is facing at this moment is secure data connection. These companies will ensure that the new 5G router is completely secure and produces the ultra-high speed of data transfer. The advanced 5G mobile networking technology of Ericsson, combined with the next-generation 5G silicon of Intel and world-class enterprise networking innovations of Cisco are expected to deliver data speed in GBPS (Gigabit-per-second).
With this announcement, Cisco and Ericsson will take their partnership to all new level and create solutions that can lead to a better future. According to Cisco VNI Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, the significant surge in the number of smart devices, mobile users and M2M connections will result in 800% growth in data traffic over the next five years. A solution like this can play a vital role in this revolutionary phase.
Going forward, they will announce many more such products that can drive data-traffic growth. Details of such initiatives will be announced from time to time by Cisco, Intel and Ericsson.