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August 2, 2019
Those Cell Towers Don't Build Themselves
It takes engineers like Bill Hilyer to keep your phone connected. 

 

July 30, 2019
AT&T working on 5G robots for use in retail stores
AT&T and Microsoft improved network performance by upwards of 50% by deploying Microsoft’s cloud services at the edge of the network.

 

July 23, 2019
How AT&T is searching out enterprise 5G use cases: Vorpal and real-time drone detection
The carrier is using its AT&T Foundry location in Plano, Texas, to showcase the capabilities it can bring to bear in its network by leveraging edge computing and eventually, 5G.

 

July 20, 2019
AT&T's 'Public-Cloud First' Proclamation a Stake in the Ground
AT&T made some big cloud waves this week when it announced two significant public cloud deals with some of that market’s largest players. 

 

July 17, 2019
Microsoft, AT&T sign cloud deal worth more than $2 billion
Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications company will tap Microsoft’s Azure cloud service for its computing needs and use Microsoft 365, which includes Office productivity software, for much of its 268,000-strong workforce.

 

July 17, 2019
Microsoft wins multibillion-dollar cloud deal from AT&T
Microsoft just scored a marquee deal for its cloud business, announcing Wednesday that AT&T will use the company’s Azure infrastructure and move most of its employees to the Microsoft 365 package of productivity apps and security services.

 

July 17, 2019
AT&T signs $2 billion cloud deal with Microsft
 While AWS leads the cloud infrastructure market by a wide margin, Microsoft isn’t doing too badly, ensconced firmly in second place, the only other company with double-digit share. Today, it announced a big deal with AT&T that encompasses both Azure cloud infrastructure services and Office 365.


July 16, 2019
IBM snags AT&T as client in new cloud deal worth 'billions'
The company announced Tuesday that it signed a multiyear agreement with AT&T enabling the carrier to host its business applications on the IBM Cloud.

July 1, 2019
AT&T, Microsoft Network Edge Test Boosts Performance 50%
AT&T and Microsoft improved network performance by upwards of 50% by deploying Microsoft’s cloud services at the edge of the network.

June 27, 2019
AT&T hopes quantum networking will amplify the power of quantum computing
A partnership with academic researchers is tackling the enormous challenges of moving quantum networks out of the lab and onto the internet.

June 24, 2019
Acumos AI Project Adds Smarts With Boreas
The Linux Foundation's Artificial Intelligence Foundation has announced the availability of the second release of Acumos AI, its open source platform for building, sharing and deploying artificial intelligence models.

June 20, 2019
Fastest Mobile Networks 2019
We've been testing mobile data speeds for 10 years now. This time around we drove 9,652.5 miles through 30 US cities to determine which wireless carrier is the fastest where you live.

June 10, 2019
Uber and AT&T team up for always-on connectivity for Uber Copter and Uber Air
Uber is partnering with mobile network operator AT&T on the always-on connectivity it’ll require for its aerial transportation service network.

June 6, 2019
Akraino Edge stack emerges from LF Edge to provide framework for 5G, IoT
LF Edge, an umbrella organization within the Linux Foundation, announced the availability of Akraino Edge Stack Release 1, setting a framework to address 5G, IoT and a range of edge use cases.

May 2, 2019
Airship Fixed AT&T’s AIC Pain Points, Catalyzed OpenStack Community
AT&T remains one of the most committed supporters of the Airship open infrastructure project, which recently unveiled an important 1.0 release and solidified the OpenStack Foundation’s infrastructure efforts.

April 28, 2019
AT&T says it's the first US network to reach 2Gbps speeds on 5G
AT&T has reports the first 2Gbps speeds on a 5G network in the US.

April 18, 2019
AT&T's Rita Marty: Machine learning is crucial to 5G security
When it comes to providing cybersecurity for 5G services and applications, AT&T's ace in the hole is its machine learning capabilities, according to Rita Marty, the company's vice president of security architecture.

April 12, 2019
10 operators, including AT&T and Verizon, align around creating task force for NFVi
The Common NFVi Telco Task Force is working on reducing the number of NFVi versions that are currently in use by service providers.

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