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AT&T boasts of core ‘white box’ success in 5G, fiber push

Media CoverageJanuary 27, 2023

AT&T boasts of core ‘white box’ success in 5G, fiber push

AT&T said it has now migrated more than 52% of all of its production traffic onto next-generation “white box” core routers running on products from the likes of Broadcom and DriveNets.

In a lengthy post to the company’s website, Satterlee said AT&T’s work in the space stretches back to its Domain 2.0 announcement in 2013, which involved pivoting much of its network hardware into software. More recently, AT&T has been working to shift its core routing systems from proprietary equipment supplied by a single vendor to decoupled, “open” components that can be integrated together into one switching and routing platform. “We call these open platforms ‘white box’ systems,” Satterlee wrote.

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