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AT&T CEO Stankey: Fiber is the juice behind every network

October 22, 2020

On AT&T’s third quarter earnings call Thursday morning, AT&T CEO John Stankey reiterated his appetite for fiber, but said the telco is taking a measured approach.

Years ago, AT&T mainly lit fiber up in central offices or select geographic areas, but now fiber fuels its 5G, AT&T Fiber, HBO Max and AT&T TV services as well its wholesale business unit. In short, Stankey said fiber was the juice behind every network and that the lines between wired and wireless were blurring more and more.

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