AT&T completes backbone upgrade

27 Oct 2008

AT&T has completed the deployment of 40Gbps Ethernet technology over its entire 80,000km US long-haul network. The 40Gbps backbone network is the base for all of the company’s web services, including consumer broadband, wireless data and enterprise applications, IDG reports. AT&T’s chief technology officer, John Donovan, commented: ‘AT&T has invested billions in the research, development and deployment of advanced technologies to ensure that we’re able to stay ahead of our customers’ demand for internet and IP applications.’

United States, AT&T