Industry Leaders Unite to Use Blockchain Technologies

“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.”

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MEF Orchestrates Blockchain Trial with Leading Carriers

“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.”

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

“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.”

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