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AT&T leverages SDN transition for another service, Threat Intellect for network security

AT&T today announced a new network threat monitoring and management service dubbed Threat Intellect that the carrier said leverages its investments into software-defined network (SDN) technology and network functions virtualization (NFV).

AT&T has 'highest exposure of any player' in FCC's special access debate, Wells Fargo says

As the FCC continues to debate the business data services (BDS) market, analysts at Wells Fargo warned that AT&T could be significantly affected if the agency eventually decides to cut special access rates.

Verizon to shut down 2G CDMA 1X network by the end of 2019

Verizon confirmed to FierceWireless that it is currently planning to shut down its CDMA 1X network by Dec. 31, 2019. However, the carrier said it would work with its current CDMA 1X customers and would consider operating its CDMA 1X network into 2020 if those customers need more time to move onto Verizon's LTE network.

AT&T launches trial of LTE-connected drones

AT&T hopes to use LTE-connected drones to enhance its wireless network and inspect cell towers.

T-Mobile hammers Verizon's new plans, proclaims U.S. wireless market competitive

T-Mobile killed two birds with one stone this week in an FCC filing that hammered Verizon's new price plans as it said competition in the U.S. wireless market is thriving.

AT&T, IBM combine IoT tools for businesses

AT&T and IBM are targeting the enterprise with a new IoT initiative.

AT&T open sources ECOMP to Linux Foundation, hopes to make it industry's standard for SDN

AT&T today announced it will release its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) platform to the wider telecom industry as an open source offering managed by the Linux Foundation. The goal, the company said, is to make ECOMP the telecom industry's standard automation platform for managing virtual network functions and other software-centric network capabilities.

Verizon re-doing neutral-host DAS in Pittsburgh tunnels after 2014 DOT-mandated de-install

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless are all hopping on new a shared distributed antenna system (DAS) in the Liberty Tubes and the Fort Pitt and Squirrel Hill tunnels in the Pittsburgh area in order to help prevent dropped calls for motorists.

AT&T edges Sprint as biggest ad spender in June

U.S. wireless carriers spent nearly $200 million on digital advertising in June, up substantially from the $170.7 million they shelled out in May. And AT&T remained the top-spending operator in the country, barely outspending Sprint during the month. Meanwhile, Cricket Wireless surpassed MetroPCS to take fifth on the spending list.

AT&T to launch pilot of Cat-M1 technologies later this year to pursue IoT

AT&T said it will launch a pilot of Cat-M1 network technologies later this year as it looks to help businesses cut costs and boost device performance for IoT deployments.