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DISH to construct its 5G network on AWS in major cloud-telco marker


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It is another cloudy day in the telecom industry – but DISH certainly hopes that the sun will shine tomorrow and beyond.

The operator, the fourth largest in the United States, confirmed it has chosen Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider. More pivotally, however, it has also agreed to construct its 5G network on Amazon’s cloud in a telecom industry first.

DISH ‘will achieve agile and cost-effective operations while seeking to redefine the practical applications of 5G’, the company said in a statement. “Through this collaboration with AWS, we will operate ...


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