Ericsson and Nex-Tech Wireless announced a transformative 5-year network modernization initiative. This initiative underscores Nex-Tech Wireless's commitment to providing unparalleled connectivity solutions to communities across Kansas. The project will see Nex-Tech Wireless and Ericsson implementing Core Evolution/Cloud Native solutions through its onboarding of Ericsson's dual-mode 5G Core solution and advanced Radio Access Network (RAN) technologies throughout Kansas.

Additionally, through the adoption of Ericsson's Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) and Cloud Native Infrastructure solution (CNIS), Nex-Tech Wireless is primed to take advantage of the latest capabilities from a range of Virtualized Network Functions (VNFs) and Cloud Native Functions (CNFs) both now and in the years to come. Through this, the partnership will drive network efficiency and flexibility, ensuring seamless integration of future 5G and evolving RAN technologies. Through this collaborative effort, Nex-Tech Wireless and Ericsson reaffirm their shared commitment to bridging the digital divide in rural America.

By providing access to the latest advancements in wireless technology, the partnership will empower residents across Kansas to thrive in an increasingly connected world.