Cloud: Nokia to deploy 5G SA Core for DISH on AWS

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Cloud: Nokia to deploy 5G SA Core
Cloud: Nokia to deploy 5G SA Core for DISH on AWS

The deployment of the 5G SA Core on AWS will allow DISH to support new enterprise and consumer 5G use cases quickly, securely, and across cloud stacks at end customer premises

Marking the industry’s first deployment of 5G in the public cloud to support DISH’s cloud native, OpenRAN-based 5G network, Nokia said it will deploy its 5G Standalone (SA) Core for DISH on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

As per an official statement, the Finnish telecoms gear maker – Nokia is providing its voice core, cloud packet core, subscriber data management, device management, and NetGuard network security, as well as end-to-end security services for DISH to help the latter deliver new 5G-era services while enabling it to manage its network with near zero-touch automation, and ensuring adherence to Service Level Agreements compliant to DISH Service-Based Architecture (SBA).

The deployment of the 5G SA Core on AWS will allow DISH to support new enterprise and consumer 5G use cases quickly, securely, and across cloud stacks at end customer premises, said Nokia.

“Running the Nokia 5G SA core on AWS will optimize our network operations to launch new software and services rapidly and efficiently, enabling the integration of countless innovative use cases for customers. This collaboration is an important step forward on our mission to deploy the United States’ first cloud native, OpenRAN-based 5G network”, said Marc Rouanne, Chief Network Officer at DISH.

DISH has previously partnered with both, Nokia and AWS.

Recently announced a 5G network partnership with Dell Technologies Inc. was announced by the American direct-broadcast satellite provider.

“We are pleased to break new ground in the telecom industry with AWS and DISH leveraging our cloud native core to bring innovative 5G capabilities to enterprises and consumers. This collaboration places AWS and DISH at the forefront of the industry, delivering key 5G benefits such as agility and scalability to their customers over Nokia’s proven distributed core architecture”, added Raghav Sahgal, President, Cloud and Network Services, Nokia.

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