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Dish selects Equinix as connectivity infrastructure provider for 5G network

November 18, 2021


Equinix will provide digital infrastructure services to support Dish’s cloud-native, Open RAN-based 5G network. As a result, Dish will have access to the infrastructure company’s International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers across the U.S.

“Dish is taking the lead in delivering on the promise of 5G in the U.S., and our partnership with Equinix will enable us to secure critical interconnections for a nationwide 5G network,” said Jeff McSchooler, Dish executive vice president of wireless network operations. “With proximity to large population centers, as well as network and cloud density, Equinix is the right partner to connect our cloud-native 5G network.”

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