AT&T has been forced to delay 500,000 of its FTTP (Fibre-to-the-Premises) builds due to an industry-wide fibre shortage.
Fibre is in high demand following a year when people were forced to appreciate the need for fast and robust connectivity. Unfortunately, the pandemic also played havoc with supply chains.
During a virtual conference, AT&T Senior Executive BP and CFO Pascal Desroches said:
"Through the second quarter, we hadn't really experienced any...