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Re:Invent – AWS is now an unstoppable force in the 5G edge cloud

Last year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) used its annual re:Invent conference to stake out a strong position in edge computing, making it very clear to any telcos which thought the edge was their natural home, that they would not have the market to themselves. This year, AWS pushed further into the edge cloud space, and announced strategic partnerships with telcos like Verizon and Vodafone, indicating how operators can work with the webscale giant – but implicitly issuing a warning to those which try to be too greedy about the edge and even the 5G value chain. It is essential that the two sides find a way to cooperate, and to ensure that the combination of cloud and 5G produce more…

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