MEF’s Edge VIEW Blog

Category: General

Cable Operators & the Move Toward Edge Computing

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David Strauss, of the company, Broadband Success Partners, highlights a recent research study involving 24 executives from 11 MSOs who shared their views on edge computing, including company-related drivers, opportunities, and challenges. Read More

Billing at Warpspeed using DLT-based Smart Bilaterals

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MEF’s Smart Bilaterals promise major advances in cryptography, messaging, and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) that make it possible to deliver secure and private synchronization of systems of record between telecoms that is cost-effective, dynamic, and automated—by establishing a DLT-based shared ledger. Read More

MEF: End-to-End Slicing for 5G and Beyond

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MEF President Nan Chen describes how new work to standardize end-to-end networking slices/services – with performance objectives – will help service providers provide a high-quality end user experience and better monetize 5G. Read More

Driving Digital Transformation at the Network Edge

Driving Digital Transformation at the Network Edge

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Our president highlights major strides MEF members have made over the last year in driving development of a global federation of network, cloud, and technology providers supporting dynamic, assured, and certified services that power enterprise digital transformation. Read More

MEF 3.0 and the 5G Factory

MEF 3.0 and the 5G Factory

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How MEF 3.0 PoC (126) 5G Factory—Private Enterprise Networks for Industry 4.0—demonstrates the ability to take Industry 3.0 computerization and add communications’ networking to completely revolutionize manufacturing and logistics as we know them. Read More

Building Reputation Between Telecoms Using Blockchain

Building Reputation Between Telecoms Using Blockchain

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Where can continuously updated commercial and business data be securely stored with appropriate access permissions to control exposure of confidential data? We discuss using Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), popularized by blockchain, a particular type of DLT. Read More

Telcos, the API Economy and Blockchain

Telcos, the API Economy and Blockchain

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Business-to-business automation requires the capability of potential partners to seamlessly deliver a network service, based on their reputation and past history. Technologies like blockchain, coupled with LSO standard APIs, create powerful opportunities to enhance these capabilities. Read More

Service Providers’ Move to Network Automation

Service Providers’ Move to Network Automation

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We spoke with 25 cable executives from Network Engineering, IT, Operations, and Business Services, across a dozen Tier-1 and Tier-2 operators to understand what is driving their network automation strategies and the resulting implications for network automation in the cable industry. Read More