AT&T and 5G

AT&T is working hard toward a 5G mobile future today. In fact, we’re laying the 5G network foundation with 5G Evolution and LTE-LAA. These technologies serve as the runway to 5G by boosting the existing LTE network and priming it for the future of connectivity, which enables faster speeds now and allows us to upgrade to 5G when it’s ready.

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AT&T HELLO LAB Mentorship Program Debuts Five Short Films on DIRECTV NOW

AT&T HELLO LAB mentorship program recently debuted five short films on DIRECTV NOW. The program is a new initiative that brings together entertainment industry leaders with aspiring filmmakers from diverse backgrounds as they create a piece of work that supports their creative vision.

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AT&T to Release “DANOS” Software Framework Into Open Source to Accelerate Network White Box Adoption

AT&T is working to provide the industry with a more open, flexible, and cost-effective alternative to traditional integrated networking equipment. We intend to open source a project that we call the Disaggregated Network Operating System, or DANOS, hosted by The Linux Foundation.

AT&T Collaborates with Aira to Develop New AI-Powered Prescription Medication Reader

AT&T and Aira are developing and testing a solution designed to help people who are blind or have low vision better manage their prescription medication. The companies are working through the AT&T Foundry to develop the solution.

Expanding Access to Broadband Throughout Rural America

In August 2017, the FCC took two important steps to spur broadband investment and deployment in rural America. First, the FCC paved the way to start its innovative Connect America Fund Phase II “Reverse Auction” in 2018. And second, the FCC established procedures to identify areas in rural America that will be eligible for funding through the Mobility Fund Phase II program.

FirstNet Public-Private Infrastructure Investment Helps Law Enforcement, EMS, Firefighters & PSAPS Keep America Safe

AT&T has been selected by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to build and manage the first broadband network dedicated to America’s police, firefighters, and emergency medical services (EMS). With FirstNet, AT&T will be able to offer first responders the technology they need to better communicate and collaborate across agencies and jurisdictions.

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AT&T Foundry Powers Up Edge Computing Test Zone in Silicon Valley to Drive Innovation in 5G Era

AT&T is kicking off the first phase of an edge computing test zone at the AT&T Foundry in Palo Alto, California. The first project getting underway at the test zone is a collaboration with GridRaster to test augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) experiences on mobile devices.

AT&T LTE-M Button

AT&T is working with Amazon Web Services to develop the AT&T LTE-M Button — a small network-connected plastic button that can perform a task when pressed. The LTE-M Button will help us connect more things in more places than ever before.

The Internet of Lifesaving Things: Smarter Cities, Smarter Response

With all 50 U.S. states, five territories, and the District of Columbia opted into FirstNet, AT&T is given a unique opportunity to bridge public safety capabilities with the Internet of Things (IoT).

FIRSTNET Unveiled: America’s Only Communications Platform Dedicated to Public Safety Gets a Dedicated Brand

FirstNet brings public safety a dedicated communications platform to help them save lives and protect communities. And now AT&T has unveiled the new visual identity for FirstNet products and services.