DISH Wireless starts using Open vRAN software from Mavenir

Mavenir announced it provided DISH Wireless with Open vRAN software that supports DISH frequency bands and is supporting 40,000 + radios across the DISH 5G cloud-native Open RAN network.
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DISH Wireless, currently provides a live commercial service of 5G voice over new radio (VoNR), which utilizes significantly lower latency and higher throughput to improve voice and video quality and capacity for new 5G use cases.

“Our unique strategy brings best practices from the hyperscale, cloud and IT industries for rapid design, development, testing and rollouts. DISH Wireless can now run telco applications on the cloud – in large central data centers and at the edge,” said Pardeep Kohli, president and CEO, Mavenir.

“Mavenir’s innovative solutions have enabled us to deploy a live network with leading-edge technology at a large scale with end-to-end automation,” said John Swieringa, president and chief operating officer, DISH Wireless.

Mavenir is providing DISH Wireless with virtualized, Open RAN centralized unit (O-CU) and distributed unit (O-DU) software that operates on vendor-neutral COTS hardware, aligning with the DISH 5G network standard as a 100 percent microservices-based cloud-native solution that runs telco workloads on the cloud.