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MEF18’s Award-Winning Proof of Concept Demonstrations Accelerate Transition to Assured Services Across Automated Networks

November 1, 2018 - MEF

November 1, 2018 – MEF

“MEF is pleased to recognize 20 service and technology companies as Proof of Concept (PoC) Award winners at the MEF18 event held this week in Los Angeles. More than 50 companies in 18 groups participated in MEF18 PoC demonstrations that showcased the ability to orchestrate dynamic and assured services across automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks in accordance with the MEF 3.0 framework. 2018 Proof of Concept Award Winners include the following…
MEF18 Proof of Concept Silver Award
MEF 3.0 LSO Federated […]

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Industry Leaders Unite to Use Blockchain Technologies

October 4, 2018 - Telecom Review

"Cataworx will demonstrate [at MEF18] LSO Sonata inter-carrier quoting solutions and LSO Cantata intent interfaces, enabling customers to rapidly discover and order services that span across multiple carrier networks... The PoC uses MEF LSO Cantata and Sonata inter-carrier interfaces for automation of bandwidth-on-demand product discovery, service eligibility verification, quote, order and blockchain-based settlement of services that are delivered across automated, virtualized and interconnected networks in accordance with the MEF LSO framework. In the PoC, customers state their intent via the bot-based Cataworx Community Portal." [appears on pages 11-12]

October 4, 2018 – Telecom Review
“Cataworx will demonstrate [at MEF18] LSO Sonata inter-carrier quoting solutions and LSO Cantata intent interfaces, enabling customers to rapidly discover and order services that span across multiple carrier networks… The PoC uses MEF LSO Cantata and Sonata inter-carrier interfaces for automation of bandwidth-on-demand product discovery, service eligibility verification, quote, order and blockchain-based settlement of services that are delivered across automated, virtualized and interconnected networks in accordance with the MEF LSO framework. In the PoC, […]

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MEF Orchestrates Blockchain Trial with Leading Carriers

August 25, 2018 - Capacity Media

"China Broadband, PCCW Global, Sparkle and Tata Communications are planning to demonstrate blockchain for the internet of things (IoT) and other new services. The four companies are working with Clear, the same specialist that earlier this year ran successful tests of blockchain with PCCW Global and Colt for wholesale voice settlement. The carriers are also working with Cataworx, a US company that operates in the wholesale connectivity market. They plan to demonstrate their proof of concept (PoC) at MEF18, this year’s annual conference organised by MEF, the former Metro Ethernet Forum."

August 25, 2018 – Capacity Media
“China Broadband, PCCW Global, Sparkle and Tata Communications are planning to demonstrate blockchain for the internet of things (IoT) and other new services.
The four companies are working with Clear, the same specialist that earlier this year ran successful tests of blockchain with PCCW Global and Colt for wholesale voice settlement. The carriers are also working with Cataworx, a US company that operates in the wholesale connectivity market. They plan to demonstrate their proof of […]

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Industry Leaders Unite to Deliver Proof of Concept for Speedy Commercial Interactions & Settlements Using Blockchain Technologies

August 21, 2018 - Business Wire

"Service providers CBCcom, PCCW Global, Sparkle and Tata Communications, together with technology vendors Clear Blockchain Technologies and Cataworx, have joined forces to create a Proof of Concept (PoC) designed to show how Telcos can introduce next-generation services such as IoT, VR and cloud in record speed, thanks to innovations in blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and intent-based customer interfaces."

August 21, 2018 – Business Wire
“Service providers CBCcom, PCCW Global, Sparkle and Tata Communications, together with technology vendors Clear Blockchain Technologies and Cataworx, have joined forces to create a Proof of Concept (PoC) designed to show how Telcos can introduce next-generation services such as IoT, VR and cloud in record speed, thanks to innovations in blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and intent-based customer interfaces.”
“Service providers CBCcom, PCCW Global, Sparkle and Tata Communications, together with technology vendors Clear Blockchain Technologies and […]

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