Monday, October 11, 2021

AT&T and Frontier Communications Strike Network Deal

 AT&T will work with Frontier Communications to bring fiber-optic connectivity to large enterprise customers outside AT&T’s current footprint. The two companies signed multi-year agreements that will also support deployment of AT&T’s 5G mobility network.

The companies say this is important as the demand for edge computing and 5G networks grows, so too does the need for resilient fiber pathways for connectivity. Enterprises need more bandwidth to keep data moving fast. By collaborating with Frontier, AT&T says it will be able to offer large enterprise customers high-speed, low-latency and highly secure connectivity in markets where it does not own a fiber network or currently plan to build one. AT&T will tap Frontier’s Ethernet network to boost connectivity between cell towers and the core network. Continue Reading

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