Bell collaborating with AWS for cloud and 5G multi-access edge computing

Source : BCE News

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  • Bell chose AWS to help modernize its applications and services and will leverage AWS capabilities like machine learning and analytics to enhance customers’ digital experiences
  • Bell and AWS will offer AWS Wavelength Zones on Bell’s 5G network for fast and efficient 5G multi-access edge computing (MEC), the first such 5G MEC deployment in Canada
  • Combination will give developers access to AWS’s unparalleled portfolio of services to build applications that require ultra-low-latency connectivity for mobile devices running on Canada’s fastest-ranked national network

MONTRÉAL, June 3, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ – Bell Canada (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) to modernize the digital experience for Bell customers and support 5G innovation across Canada. Bell will use the breadth and depth of AWS technologies to create and scale new consumer and business applications faster, as well as enhance how its voice, wireless, television and internet subscribers engage with Bell services and content such as streaming video. In addition, AWS and Bell are teaming up to bring AWS Wavelength to Canada, deploying it at the edge of Bell’s 5G network to allow developers to build ultra-low-latency applications for mobile devices and users. With this rollout, Bell will become the first Canadian communications company to offer AWS-powered multi-access edge computing (MEC) to business and government users.