Service Provider Cloud

What's the Story? AT&T from the edge to the cloud

Light Reading's Phil Harvey discusses his recent tour of AT&T's central office. Phil also examines AT&T's edge strategy, public cloud partnership with Microsoft and provides an update on AT&T's FirstNet emergency response service.

You can download a lightly edited transcript of the podcast here.

Here are a few topics we covered:

  • Overview of Phil's tour of AT&T's central office. (01:00)
  • An inside look at AT&T's 5G and fiber focus. (02:42)
  • AT&T's approach to the public cloud. (06:32)
  • Why utilizing the public cloud could be more cost-efficient for service providers. (10:52)
  • Update on FirstNet emergency response service. (13:05)

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— Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Senior Editor, Light Reading

(Editor's note: In response to this podcast, a Verizon spokesman emailed Light Reading to say that "Verizon Frontline and our Verizon Frontline Crisis Response Team … does not receive any public funding." – PH, 10/25.)

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