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US O-RAN first as DISH and AWS form 5G-cloud strategic collaboration

April 22, 2021

US operator DISH Network has entered into a partnership with cloud provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) to transform how organisations order and consume 5G services or create their own private 5G networks.

Under the strategic collaboration agreement, DISH has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and will construct its growing 5G network on the cloud platform. It will use AWS Outposts and AWS Local Zones to build its network in the cloud, enabling customers to apply the breadth and depth of cloud capabilities to develop low-latency 5G applications and services for a range of industries.

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