Posts tagged with: edge computing

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...

Low latency helps fuel bigger 5G opportunity: American Tower CEO

American Tower President and CEO Tom Bartlett anticipates 5G will be around for at least the next decade, providing a bigger opportunity for the tower company than 4G – in part because of capabilities like low latency for new applications....

Verizon CEO sees 2021 as tipping point for 5G

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg is among those attending this week’s “summer camp for billionaires” in Sun Valley, Idaho, where he’s evangelizing 5G. Appearing on CNBC’s Squawk program from the Allen & Co. event where some of the biggest names in...

Ericsson North America CEO expects a lot of action at the network edge

The chief executive of Ericsson’s North America business said the U.S. 5G ecosystem is mobilizing its strength and expects much activity at the edge, bringing hyperscalers and service providers together as developers get access to platforms. “There will be a...

Dish taps Dell for its 5G ‘edge cloud’ ambitions

Dish has chosen a lot of vendors to help it build its greenfield 5G network. But wait! There’s one more: Dell Technologies. Dish said today that it’s working with Dell to provide compute resources for the edges of its network.  Dennis...

Vodafone deploys AWS Wavelength in London with plans for Dusseldorf

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Vodafone confirmed today that they’ve now deployed AWS Wavelength zones in London on Vodafone’s 4G/5G network. The partners said late in 2020 that they were planning to do this. They also said today that they’re...

AT&T builds private 5G network to help cancer patients

The image above shows a breast cancer pathology slide on the left, and the same slide on the right overlaid with an AI-generated heat map. Los Angeles’s Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine (named for Oracle founder Larry Ellison) uses this...

American Tower: Macro call right one for C-band

Given its deals with Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, it’s no wonder the engineers at American Tower have spent a lot of time thinking about the propagation characteristics of C-band spectrum. The biggest wireless carriers accounted for about 96% of the...

Verizon chases $7-8B private wireless market

Offering layers of services on top of a private network foundation helps create an exciting revenue case for Verizon Business, according to revenue chief Sampath Sowmyanarayan. Kicking off the FierceWireless Private Wireless Networks Summit on Monday, Sowmyanarayan pegged the total...

American Tower sees early promise in billion-dollar edge compute opportunity

As American Tower readies for C-band deployments and the start of Dish Network’s 5G buildout, the tower company also is looking further ahead to mobile edge compute opportunities. “Scale deployment of a true mobile edge remains several years away, but...