(Reuters) — Amazon.com on Tuesday stated it was extending its cloud to 5G networks in partnership with Verizon Communications, so builders can run latency-sensitive packages on cell and related units.

The program, known as AWS Wavelength, is one in every of a number of new ways in which Amazon Web Services is pushing its cloud into new territory. At the corporate’s annual re:Invent convention in Las Vegas, the world’s prime cloud supplier additionally introduced new infrastructure known as Local Zones, debuting in Los Angeles, that can assist close by customers run speed-intensive purposes like gaming.

It additionally stated that its beforehand introduced on-premises infrastructure service, Outposts, was prepared for orders, in new competitors with firms that assist others run their very own information facilities, like Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.

(Reporting by Jeffrey Dastin in Las Vegas; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)