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MEF stretches Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification to 100G

June 8, 2015
MEF stretches Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification to 100G

A Significant Opportunity for Higher Bandwidth and Network Capacity to Economically Meet the Demand for Dynamic Services The MEF has announced that it has extended its Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification Program to include network equipment used for delivering E-Line and E-Access services up to 100 Gigabits per second. The new 100G certification opens the way […]

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4G is going to do what voice did to the Indian telecom industry

May 24, 2015
4G is going to do what voice did to the Indian telecom industry

Aircel, the fifth largest telecom operator in India, said that 4G will be the major trigger for innovation in India. In an interaction with ET’s Danish Khan, Sameer Dave, Chief Technology Officer of Aircel talks about the Indian 4G market and the company’s 3G and 4G offerings. He also highlighted the need for collaboration between […]

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CloudEthernet Forum announces CloudE 1.0 framework

April 30, 2015
CloudEthernet Forum announces CloudE 1.0 framework

James Walker, President, CloudEthernet Forum (CEF) announced that the CEF is starting the vital work on defining the CloudE 1.0 standards. “What are the basic standards that need to be met for a workable Cloud Ethernet service?” asked Walker. “A car is not a car without certain basic components – wheels, engine, steering etc – […]

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Infinera named fastest-growing optical company in North America and EMEA combined

April 30, 2015
Infinera named fastest-growing optical company in North America and EMEA combined

Infinera Corp of Sunnyvale, CA, USA, a vertically integrated manufacturer of digital optical network systems incorporating its own indium phosphide-based photonic integrated circuits (PICs), says that market research and consulting firm Infonetics Research (recently acquired by IHS Inc) has ranked it as the “fastest-growing optical company in the West”, recognizing Infinera’s combined success in Europe, […]

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MEF Announces Finalists for 2014 Ethernet Excellence Awards to be Presented at GEN14

October 31, 2014
MEF Announces Finalists for 2014 Ethernet Excellence Awards to be Presented at GEN14

. The MEF announced the finalists for MEF 2014 Ethernet Excellence Awards. The Awards greatly expand previous MEF annual awards programs to properly recognize services, technology, professional excellence and innovation in the worldwide Carrier Ethernet community. The Awards recognize new implementations that support scalability, virtual functionality, SDN, management, global reach and other solutions central to […]

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CENX Cortx Service Orchestrator Ushers in The Third Network

September 28, 2014
CENX Cortx Service Orchestrator Ushers in  The Third Network

CENX, a global leader of Service Orchestration solutions for software-defined networks, today announced that it is collaborating with MEF member companies, Accedian Networks, EXFOand JDSU, for product interoperability, to usher in the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) vision of The Third Network. MEF’s vision of a new network, which marries the ubiquity of the public Internet […]

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Telin Singapore is the first operator across South East Asia to be MEF CE 2.0 Full Service certified

September 28, 2014
Telin Singapore is the first operator across South East Asia to be MEF CE 2.0 Full Service certified

Telekomunikasi Indonesia International Pte Ltd (Telin Singapore), a member of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk, a state-owned telecommunication and network provider has achieved the industry’s highest level of certification for the design and delivery of Carrier Ethernet (CE) Network Services with 8 services.

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The THIRD Network

September 28, 2014
The THIRD Network

The Internet is everywhere, and available on-demand – but it offers no service guarantees, and leaves security to the user. CE 2.0 delivers assured performance and security levels – but it can take weeks to establish a service. The world needs a THIRD Network, says MEF President Nan Chen.

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India’s Auditor Suggests Canceling Reliance Jio’s Licenses

July 6, 2014
India’s Auditor Suggests Canceling Reliance Jio’s Licenses

India’s federal auditor has suggested telecommunications licenses held by Reliance Industries Ltd. 500325.BY +1.25% be canceled because of irregularities in the way the company acquired them.India’s Comptroller and Auditor General in an initial report said Reliance should be forced to pay a fine and give up the wireless broadband bandwidth rights it acquired when it […]

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