PHILADELPHIA -- Comcast Business today announced that it won multiple awards in the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet Awards for North America, including the prestigious Service Provider of the Year. The company also won Best Marketing and Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application for an Ethernet network deployment with the Denver Broncos.
The MEF is a global industry alliance whose mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of carrier-class Ethernet networks and services through its technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability. The MEF’s Carrier Ethernet awards are designed to celebrate excellence and leadership in the development, marketing and delivery of Ethernet services.
Underscoring their importance in the industry, the judging panel for the awards included senior industry analysts from IDC, Infonetics Research, Vertical Systems Group, Gartner, Frost & Sullivan and Ovum. In a competitive judging process, Comcast Business was recognized by the MEF in the following categories:
Earlier this year, the MEF announced that Comcast Business was the first service provider in the world to achieve MEF CE 2.0 Certification, an industry milestone. The company was also the first service provider to achieve all three of the previous CE 1.0 certifications (MEF 9, 14 and 18) and has served on the MEF Board of Directors since 2008.