More AT&T customers switch to paying for their phones

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By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service | July 23rd, 2014 Most new postpaid smartphone users are choosing monthly payments over subsidized prices. A majority of AT&T’s new smartphone customers are now choosing a plan where they pay for their phones over time, helping to drive strong second-quarter financial results, the carrier said. Under the AT&T…

Cisco buys its way into AT&T SDN

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By Jim Duffy, Network World | June 17th, 2014 Tail-f acquisition will give it entry into Domain 2.0 project, boost SDN/NFV cloud orchestration capabilities. Cisco this week announced its intent to acquire privately held Tail-f Systems, a developer of multivendor network service orchestration systems for traditional and virtualized networks, and one of the vendors AT&T…