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U.S. satellite TV company Dish has partnered with Cisco to sell 5G to businesses

File photo: On June 4, 2015, the Dish Network logo is displayed on the satellite dish on the roof of an apartment in Brooklyn, New York. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid

November 16, 2021

Stockholm (Reuters) – US satellite TV provider Dish, which is competing to build a 5G network in the US, has partnered with Cisco to sell cloud-based 5G services to companies, the two companies said. Said on Tuesday.

Instead of reengineering existing 3G or 4G networks, Dish says building new networks keeps costs low and relies on 5G to be able to run multiple networks, such as network slicing. He states that he is now able to deploy new services. A single shared infrastructure.

Dish will jointly invest in building networks using Cisco equipment and building structures to provide enterprises with private 5G services.

In a statement, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said the partnership will support a hybrid working model and expansion into new markets such as the so-called Internet of Things.

Amazon, Qualcomm and other major companies are helping build a 5G network that will cover at least 70% of the US population by June 2023, Dish said.

Dish has launched a trial service in Las Vegas, but has not yet launched a commercial network.

The commercial network will be launched in Las Vegas in the first quarter of 2022.

(Report by Supantha Mukherjee, Stockholm-based European Technology & Telecom correspondent)



U.S. satellite TV company Dish has partnered with Cisco to sell 5G to businesses

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