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DISH Wireless Receives Amdocs Innovation Award for Exceptional 5G Open RAN Network Deployment, Meeting FCC Milestone

Supported by Amdocs’ network services, DISH successfully expanded its 5G network, meeting and exceeding FCC commitments to reach 70% of US population


07 Nov 2023

DISH Wireless Receives Amdocs Innovation Award for Exceptional 5G Open RAN Network Deployment, Meeting FCC Milestone

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – November 7, 2023 –Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, today announced DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) as the recipient of the Amdocs Innovation Award, which celebrates customers’ success and recognizes customers who have delivered true market leadership, innovation, or industry firsts. DISH was honored for its rapid deployment and launch of the first cloud-native 5G Open RAN network.

DISH now offers 5G broadband service to over 70 percent of the U.S. population, giving more than 240 million Americans access to the latest in connectivity technology. This marks a milestone for the U.S. telecom industry, as DISH’s 5G network was designed, built and deployed in three years, including launching over 15,000 5G sites. As part of this effort, DISH worked with Amdocs to accelerate and automate the rollout of its 5G Open RAN network, satisfying FCC commitments.

Jeff McSchooler, Executive Vice President of Network Operations at DISH, said: “It’s an honor to receive the Amdocs Innovation Award, and we’re grateful for this recognition. Our continued collaboration with Amdocs allows us to leverage their network and cloud operations expertise to accelerate our ongoing deployment plans for our first-of-its-kind network. Together, we are changing the way the world communicates, and constantly raising the bar.”

Anthony Goonetilleke, Group President of Technology and Head of Strategy, at Amdocs, said: “DISH’s visionary cloud-native network has endless potential, and we’re pleased to present them with the Amdocs Innovation Award for such an exceptional achievement. As DISH continues to deliver innovative 5G use cases and experiences, Amdocs is proud to have the opportunity to be a part of their amazing journey.”

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About Amdocs

Amdocs helps those who build the future to make it amazing. With our market-leading portfolio of software products and services, we unlock our customers’ innovative potential, empowering them to provide next-generation communication and media experiences for both the individual end user and enterprise customers. Our approximately 30,000 employees around the globe are here to accelerate service providers’ migration to the cloud, enable them to differentiate in the 5G era, and digitalize and automate their operations. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $4.89 billion in fiscal 2023. For more information, visit

Amdocs’ Forward-Looking Statement

This press release includes information that constitutes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements about Amdocs’ growth and business results in future quarters and years. Although we believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our expectations will be obtained or that any deviations will not be material. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not limited to, the effects of general macro-economic conditions, prevailing level of macroeconomic, business and operational uncertainty, including as a result of geopolitical events or other global or regional events such as the recent attacks in Israel and evolving conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the current inflationary environment, and the effects of these conditions on the company’s customers’ businesses and levels of business activity, including the effect of the current economic uncertainty and industry pressure on the spending decisions of the company’s customers, Amdocs’ ability to grow in the business markets that it serves, Amdocs’ ability to successfully integrate acquired businesses, adverse effects of market competition, rapid technological shifts that may render the Company’s products and services obsolete, potential loss of a major customer, our ability to develop long-term relationships with our customers, our ability to successfully and effectively implement artificial intelligence and Generative AI in the company’s offerings and operations and risks associated with operating businesses in the international market. Amdocs may elect to update these forward looking statements at some point in the future; however, Amdocs specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These and other risks are discussed at greater length in Amdocs’ filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2022 filed on December 13, 2022 and our Form 6-K furnished for the first quarter of fiscal 2023 on February 13, 2023, for the second quarter of fiscal 2023 on May 22, 2023, and for the third quarter of fiscal 2023 on August 14, 2023.

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Michael Zema
Amdocs Public Relations

Emily Holt
PAN Communications for Amdocs


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