Many people made a double setting the first time they listened last week that AT&T will switch its mobile network traffic to the management of Microsoft Azure. It starts with AT & T’s 5G core.
In return, Microsoft will have access to AT & T’s intellectual property. Microsoft is actually acquiring AT & T’s carrier-grade network cloud platform technology, which runs AT & T’s core 5G network. Some AT&T employees are likely to switch to Microsoft, which has some job offers. Read more about Microsoft’s perspective Here.
For AT & T’s outlook, Fierce Wireless spoke to Igal Elbaz, SVP of Wireless and Access Technology, who took a warm (for a few holidays) week off to answer a few burning questions about AT & T’s relationship with Microsoft.
AT&T will continue to operate its network. The difference is not to continue developing the software that was on the …