Posts tagged with: data centers

American Tower buys DataSite, adds two data centers for edge ambitions

American Tower has added two data centers to its portfolio, recently closing the acquisition of DataSite.  American Tower is now responsible for management and operations of DataSite facilities in Atlanta and Orlando – bringing its total data center tally to...

AT&T mobile traffic dropped 10% in some cities during Facebook outage

AT&T saw notable drops in mobile traffic in major cities earlier this week when Facebook and its popular Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger apps went offline for hours during a massive global outage. In two cities, mobile traffic declines hit double digits...

American Tower: Neutral host most efficient for edge deployments

American Tower is pursuing edge opportunities with the view that a neutral host model, similar to towers for terrestrial wireless networks, is going to be the most efficient method for edge deployments. The company has performed trials and had conversations...

AMT CTO cites telco cloud conversion as catalyst for tower edge data centers

At an investor conference this week, American Tower’s technology chief laid out macro trends the tower company sees related to 5G driving network transformation, including cloud-native networking and edge compute. And it’s the cloud conversion of telco networks that will...

American Tower has deployed 6 edge data centers at tower sites

American Tower officially launched its American Tower Edge Data Center initiative this year, and it already has deployed six edge data centers in Denver and Boulder, Colorado; Pittsburgh; Atlanta; Jacksonville, Florida; and Austin, Texas. American Tower is using the ground...