AT&T SD-WAN International Availability Expanded

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AT&T is greatly expanding the availability of the software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) offering it introduced last year in the United States. The AT&T SD-WAN international expansion will make the technology available in more than 150 countries and territories, the company said. “Managing connectivity should...Learn More

Ethernet Leaderboard: CenturyLink Overtakes AT&T for the Top Spot

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In its year-end 2017 Carrier Ethernet Leaderboad, Vertical Systems Group announced a major change. For the first time since 2005, a company rather than AT&T has captured the top spot, with CenturyLink now in first place. CenturyLink’s ascendency was made possible by its merger in...Learn More

First Three AT&T Mobile 5G Markets Announced; Company Sees Path to Multi-Gigabit Speeds

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The first three AT&T mobile 5G markets will be parts of Atlanta, Dallas and Waco in 2018, the company said today. The company also plans to launch nine other markets this year, but has not named them. As we previously reported, AT&T’s initial mobile 5G...Learn More

AT&T, Ericsson Team Up on IoT Certification, Launch Joint IoT Professional Services Practice

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AT&T and Ericsson are teaming to offer IoT certification for devices. The collaboration includes testing, verification and “white glove” assistance with the regulatory approval process. “Companies want to connect things to extract value. We’re meeting that demand head-on by expanding our IoT professional services capabilities,”...Learn More

AT&T Virtual and Augmented Reality Project Taps Edge Computing

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AT&T is testing augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) in a project at the company’s edge computing test zone. AT&T aims to use edge computing to support low-latency data processing for VR and AR. While VR focuses on synthetic three-dimensional worlds, AT&T augmented reality efforts could...Learn More

AT&T Expands High-Speed Internet in Communities across Mississippi

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JACKSON, Miss., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T has expanded internet service in communities throughout Mississippi to better serve those in rural and urban areas alike. As part of our FCC Connect America Fund commitment, AT&T has deployed high-speed internet service to unserved and underserved...Learn More

AT&T Takes on Verizon, Comcast with Gfast Deployment, Opening an Interesting Competitive Dynamic

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AT&T is embarking on an interesting expansion strategy by launching AT&T Gfast based broadband service to MDUs outside of their traditional service territory. The latest example is Boston, where AT&T announced the availability of Gfast delivered broadband services to select apartment complexes. AT&T Gfast can...Learn More

AT&T Taps Accenture for Microservices Development

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AT&T and Accenture have announced a multiyear project that will replace legacy AT&T business applications with microservices. AT&T microservices are said to offer a faster and cheaper way to order the carrier’s products and services — from security services to fiber offerings. “Our collaboration with...Learn More

Verizon 5G Roadmap Takes Important Step with Successful Mobile 5G Call

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The Verizon 5G roadmap gained another step with the first successful completion of a 5G new radio (NR) 3GPP standards compliant over-the-air mobile 5G call, the company announced yesterday. The call was completed over licensed spectrum on a 5G NR prototype device provided by Qualcomm....Learn More

Mobile Video Streaming Research: AT&T Offers Best Reliability, T-Mobile Loads the Fastest

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AT&T’s network had high marks for video streaming reliability, while T-Mobile’s network tended to load videos faster than the other three major carrier networks, according to new mobile video streaming research from Global Wireless Solutions, Inc. According to the research, 98% of videos streamed over...Learn More

AT&T Completes Acquisition of FiberTower Corporation

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DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AT&T* has closed its acquisition of FiberTower Corporation, giving it millimeter wave spectrum that will be put to work later this year to begin the rollout of mobile 5G services. AT&T paid $207 million to acquire FiberTower and will receive a significant footprint in...Learn More

AT&T Announces One of the Largest Corporate Renewable Energy Purchases

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AT&T* will purchase 520 megawatts (MW) of wind power through 2 agreements with subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest operator of renewable energy projects. Together, these deals constitute one of the largest corporate renewable energy purchases in the U.S.1 It’s also a key...Learn More

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