- AT&T API Marketplace represents a paradigm-shifting development in the telecom API marketplace
- Significant growth rates for Telecom API marketplace will be achieved through changes in certain business practices
On March 18, 2019, AT&T announced the AT&T API Marketplace, representing a web-based CPaaS platform that provides AT&T business customers and clients access to API tools, AT&T communication services, and AT&T API support services.
AT&T is using this API platform to re-invent itself and change its image in the marketplace.
"There is a big difference between software that was designed around APIs and software where the APIs came as an afterthought.
The other side to this is that developers working with the APIs need to be skilled.
However, for one-off content processing or people who cannot build automated systems with APIs, the appliance-based workflow has its place.
"If you have to support lots of different workflows--VOD, different live inputs--it just gets progressively more difficult to use the legacy deployment model without APIs," says Oreper.
regime for APIs. Under this regime, API owners must provide a compulsory
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which intellectual property protection of APIs is effective.
Most APIs are not patent eligible, especially post-Alice.