DISH Steps Up 5G Network Plans
DISH is forging ahead with its 5G network deployment. Key to building a standalone wireless network is having access to infrastructure elements, primarily towers and fiber. In December, the company successfully integrated and validated end-to-end 5G connections using the industry’s first Open RAN-compliant radio, developed by MTI and powered with software from Mavenir. The software aspects of the network will be prominent with numerous suppliers participating and Mavenir will deliver cloud-native voice, data, and messaging services software over 5G.