Rumor Mill: Juniper in line for big AT&T contract

Juniper Networks' (NYSE: JNPR) luck this week could be taking a turn for the good by gaining a key role in AT&T's (NYSE: T) network build out.

Although there has been no word on any financial details or deployment timeline, Juniper did say that it will be chosen as a supplier of IP, MPLS, Ethernet and Evolved Packet Core domain equipment.

Other than saying that AT&T and Juniper would announce details today, neither company would comment on the day, nor was any other information supplied.

Depending on how big and when the AT&T deal is to take place, a win at one of the U.S.' largest service providers could give Juniper a boost after a poor Q3 2010 forecast drove shares down.

For more:
- Reuters has this article

Related articles:
Juniper Q2: Revenue up, but Q3 forecast disappoints analysts
Juniper buys small stake in ADVA Optical Networking
Juniper, NSN team for IPoDWDM-like effort
Juniper gains lead in Q4, but challenges remain
Juniper: Telco spending will come back in 2010

Suggested Articles

Telco Systems announced that it has achieved a performance milestone in the development of a full Open vSwitch data path hardware offload solution.

GBI is using Nuage Networks' SD-WAN technologies to connect branch locations to both public and private clouds in the Middle East and Africa.

For the first time, Huawei has put some numbers behind the impact that the U.S. ban is having on its bottom line.