Business services: Flocking to MEF

M. R.
December 2007
CED;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports on the change of the Metro Ethernet Forum which was once exclusive club for telecommunication operators when Cablevision's Optimum Lightpath became the first cable operation to join the worldwide forum in the U.S. CableLabs, Comcast, SuddenLink and Brighthouse Networks joined in summer 2007. Certification waves for both service provider networks and vendors’ products were provided by MEF.


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