Segra connects with Dish on 5G buildout

Segra, now part of Cox Communications, said it has completed the initial broadband build for Dish's 5G network. #pressrelease

August 8, 2022

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Segra completed the first phase of its broadband build for DISH, launching service across more than 500 towers located in critical sites in less than one year. With the help of Segra, DISH has reported it has met its 20 percent of U.S. population coverage deadline established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

"Thanks to Segra and our other fiber providers, DISH's Smart 5G wireless network is available to over 20 percent of the U.S. population in more than 120 cities across the country," said Dave Mayo, executive vice president of network development, DISH Wireless. "Segra has helped us connect consumers throughout Virginia and the Carolinas, while meeting an extremely aggressive timeline."

"We are pleased to execute on the first major milestone of our contracted broadband build for DISH and successfully turnover more than 500 site installations by the FCC's deadline," stated Kevin T. Hart, Segra CEO.

Read the full announcement here.

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