Thursday, 02 December 2021

AT&T hands 5G core to Microsoft Azure

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Thursday 01 July 21

Microsoft is acquiring AT&T’s Network Cloud business as part of a new deal that will see Azure handle all of AT&T’s 5G traffic

Back in 2019, Microsoft and AT&T announced a $2 billion partnership that would focus on AI, 5G, and the shifting network operations to the cloud, in what AT&T called its ‘public cloud first’ strategy. Now, two years later, and AT&T has announced that it will be moving its 5G network to the Microsoft cloud, allowing all of its traffic to be managed using Microsoft Azure technologies…

Back in 2019, Microsoft and AT&T announced a $2 billion partnership that would focus on AI, 5G, and the shifting network operations to the cloud, in what AT&T called its ‘public cloud first’ strategy. Now, two years later, and AT&T has announced that it will be moving its 5G network to the Microsoft cloud, allowing all of its traffic to be managed using Microsoft Azure technologies…

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