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Join a global federation of network, cloud, and technology providers working together to empower enterprise digital transformation.

Empowering Digital Transformation

MEF is an industry forum leading the development of a global federation of network, cloud, and technology providers. Together, we enable dynamic, trusted, and certified services that empower enterprises to embrace their own digital transformation and grow their business.

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As a MEF member, you are In the Industry.
Our community represents the Information & Communications Technology (ICT) industry. By becoming a member of MEF, you join over 200 leading global organizations, collaborating to address the industry’s business challenges to empower enterprise digital transformation. A membership in MEF brings your organization even closer to the heart of the network service industry and demonstrates that you are not just a part of the community but truly In the Industry.

MEF’s Areas of Focus

MEF’s work focuses on four key areas, encompassed within what we call our MEF 3.0 Global Services Framework. Our MEF 3.0 brand represents our Standards for defining, delivering, and certifying assured digital services, orchestrated across a global ecosystem of automated networks.


Standardized and assured connectivity and digital Services that can be bought, sold, operated and implemented programmatically.


MEF Service Standards


Automated using standards-based APIs operating as part of our Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) architecture.




Supported by a broad Community of industry stakeholders and open source projects.


with the MEF Community


Certified for maximum agility and integrity.


with MEF

Bigger, Bolder, Better Automation

MEF LSO Sonata APIs for Inter-Provider Services Automation

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MEF’s Edge VIEW Blog

Innovation begins with ideas. MEF is an innovation engine, bringing together passionate subject-matter experts from across the ecosystem to innovate and solve industry challenges and develop new opportunities. MEF’s Edge VIEW blog provides a forum for the broader community to share ideas, research, and opinions to spark interest and debate.

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In the Spotlight

Infinite Edge

MEF Infinite Edge Series

Watch all 9 Episodes of engaging industry leaders, deep dives, industry analysts, and MEF perspectives


MEF 3.0 PoC Showcase

Groundbreaking demonstrations of emerging services and technologies

Bigger, Bolder, Better Automation

Accelerate adoption of LSO Sonata APIs for inter-provider service automation

Be In the Industry—Take your place at the heart of the ICT community.

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