The Olympic Games in 5G

Together with our partners, Intel brought the power of 5G to life at the Olympic Games. For the first time ever, the unlimited potential of next-generation connectivity was on full display.

The Next Network Revolution

5G is more than an incremental increase in speed and bandwidth, it’s a fundamental transformation within the network to realize the full potential of the digital revolution. As the world came together for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, Intel 5G technology and processors gave a vision of the world connected through billions of devices in homes, buildings, and cities—a new generation of connected experiences.

Intel at The Olympic Games

See how Intel brought new technologies and innovation to millions as an Official Worldwide Partner of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games.

Fans experienced action in virtual reality, connectivity in 5G, wonder in a fleet of drones, and esports on a new global stage.

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With Intel® True VR, the best seat at the Olympic Games was your living room sofa.

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A new kind of champion emerged. Intel brought esports to South Korea, including StarCraft® II at Intel® Extreme Masters and Steep™ Road to the Olympics.

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The Intel® drone team partnered with the International Olympic Committee to bring the wonder and excitement of light shows to the Olympic Games.

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5G Beyond PyeongChang 2018

We’re helping industries get ready for 5G—providing product innovation and market leadership for end-to-end solutions.

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Explore 5G Stories

Tomorrow’s enterprise services and customer products are being driven by 5G experiences.

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Experts explain how a new industry standard is accelerating the development of 5G technology, and how Intel will use the future wireless technology to power new ways of experiencing The Olympic Games.

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Intel® technology enables mobile edge computing to deliver high-definition (HD) live content to subscribers, proving that live events can be improved using existing technologies on the path to 5G.

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Intel’s Sandra Rivera continues to break barriers as she led a global team building the first 5G wireless network to power the Olympic Winter Games.

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