DISH to release deployment services RFP for standalone 5G network buildout
The Deployment Services RFP, set to be released the week of
- Site acquisition
- Architecture and engineering
- Utility coordination
- Regulatory compliance
- Quality and safety management
- Civil engineering including electrical
- Network element installation
- Tower climbing
DISH Executive Vice President of Wireless Operations,
"We're building a first-of-its kind standalone 5G network and want to employ a diversity of expertise from partners large and small. We'll build upon the existing relationships we have with deployment vendors from our NB-IoT buildout, while seeking local, regional and national vendors that can apply their strengths to increase the speed and efficiency of our 5G network deployment."
DISH previously entered into numerous master services agreements with national deployment vendors when it initiated the buildout of an NB-IoT network in 2018. As announced in July, DISH has committed to build a standalone 5G broadband network available to at least 70 percent of the U.S. population by
The Deployment Services RFP is the third such document DISH has issued since the announcement in July. DISH issued a 5G Network RFI/P in July, seeking input from vendors for the network elements. In September, DISH issued a System RFP, seeking responses from vendors to provide a software solution for project management, workflows, reporting and other utilities that aid in deploying the national network.
An Executive Summary of the Deployment Services RFP is available here.
Vendors interested in receiving the Deployment Services RFP when it is released can contact
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