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Networks & Systems

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

October 22, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

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, […]


News

AT&T’s Fuetsch talks about Airship and the telco cloud

September 30, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Speaking at the Open Networking and Edge Summit (ONES) this week, AT&T Chief Technology Officer of Network Services Andre Fuetsch said that AT&T has deployed its Network Cloud 315 times to date. AT&T uses Airship software for its 5G Network […]


News

Thursday Roundup: Akamai, RingCentral, Ethernity, Nokia, Consolidated

September 24, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Akamai and AT&T have renewed their business relationship again. The two have been working together since 2012, bringing Akamai’s CDN and security technology to AT&T’s customers. The combination enables both companies to focus on their own strengths while meeting the […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, News

AT&T re-ups with Akamai through 2023

September 22, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T and Akamai announced on Tuesday that they have extended their business partnership through 2023. Akamai and AT&T started their partnership in 2012 and first extended it three years ago. Akamai’s global server footprint is located at the edge of […]


Networks & Systems

AT&T expands reach of its climate change tool to protect its network

September 18, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

With the backdrop of the fires in California and other states, along with Hurricane Sally, AT&T is expanding the reach of its climate analysis tool. In order to gauge the impact of climate change on its network and operations up […]


News

MetTel taps former AT&T exec to lead federal program

September 10, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

MetTel announced on Thursday that it has hired former AT&T executive Robert Dapkiewicz to lead its federal program. Dapkiewicz is now general manager and senior vice president of MetTel’s federal program, and is based in Washington D.C. Dapkiewicz spent more […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

AT&T tops GWS’ testing for second year running

September 8, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Global Wireless Solutions has crowned AT&T the “best network” in its third annual national testing, but all of the three national operators can find good news in GWS’ latest network scoring, which couples nationwide drive-testing with a consumer survey about […]


News

T-Mobile adds 81 cities to its mid-band 5G network

September 3, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

When T-Mobile officially turned off Sprint’s 2.5 GHz mid-band 5G network in July following the merger of the two carriers, T-Mobile was left with only 9 markets covered by 5G mid-band spectrum. However, the carrier just announced that its 2.5 […]


Networks & Systems

AT&T and Big Blue team up on transforming post-Covid business operations by using 5G, MEC and AI

August 18, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

The Covid-19 pandemic has evolved into a fluid situation for businesses, but IBM and AT&T have a few ideas on how they can adapt going forward. AT&T and Big Blue will leverage the telco’s 5G and multi-access edge computing (MEC) […]


Networks & Systems

AT&T’s Saxena: How transformation raises all boats during outset of COVID-19 pandemic

July 30, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Due to its software-defined networking (SDN) efforts and a culture that embraces change, AT&T was able to turn on a dime during the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. From March through May, AT&T grew 16,000 communications services and did it […]