Posted On: May 20, 2021

Starting today, customers can easily enable AWS Wavelength Zones themselves from the new “Settings” section of the EC2 Console or ModifyAvailabilityZoneGroup API . Once enabled, customers can create and manage resources in the Wavelength Zone using the same APIs and Management Console they use for Availability Zones in AWS Regions.

AWS Wavelength brings AWS compute and storage services at the edge of communications service providers’ 5G networks while providing seamless access to cloud services running in an AWS Region. AWS Wavelength minimizes the latency and network hops required to connect to an application hosted in AWS from 5G devices. To learn more, please refer to the user guide or visit the console to get started.