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Equinix plans new Dallas data center for 5G testing

June 24, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Equinix on Wednesday announced that it’s opening of a new data center in Dallas, Texas to support its 5G testing efforts. The company said Dallas, a major communications hub for the southern US, has a highly dense ecosystem of carriers, clouds and enterprise infrastructure, making it an ideal location for a 5G sandbox.

Equinix said its 5G operating environment — formally named the Equinix 5G and Edge Proof of Concept Center — will provide a comparison of 5G architectures to better understand network build-out costs and network capacity, and how that relates to customer experience.

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