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MEF CE 2.0 accelerating new Business opportunities

Tivoli Hotel & Congress Center, Arni Magnussons Gade 2, 1577 København V
24. september 2015
Interxion & MEF


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We will start with the seminar from 1 PM- 4 PM. After the seminar there will be a Carrier Roundtable from 4 PM – 6 PM.

Seminar Synopsis

Since the highly successful introduction of CE 2.0, the evolution of Carrier Ethernet business continues to grow at a fast pace.

Now the MEF has announced the Third Network, a new innovative industry vision for the future of network services.

This 3rd edition of the MEF Nordics seminar in Denmark is an opportunity to look in-depth at the latest news in Carrier Ethernet CE 2.0, which is the industry's 1st standardized Multi-CoS with application-oriented CoS Performance Objectives. New case studies for both Enterprise and Wholesale Business will be debated in Service Providers and Equipment Suppliers Panels. How Carrier Ethernet will seamlessly enable SDN & NFV Networks will also be debated, along with the latest work of MEF Services Interconnect Program and much more. The seminar ends with a panel discussion about new business oppotunities for both Enterprise and Wholesale Business. 

This overview explores the Third Network vision, its impact on the market and how the first steps to that vision have already been taken by the MEF.


Time  Item Who
13.00 Seminar registration Interxion
13.30 MEF Nordics update Youcef Ayad
13.45 New CE Services Structure & MEF Services Interconnect Program Bjørn Bæra
13.55 Introduction to The Third Network  Jan Marien
14.05 Coffee Break  

1st Panel Discussion: Focus on B2B Enterprise services and new Business opportunities. (Cloud Services, Third Network & NFV/SDN)

Panelists: TeliaSoneraColtTDCOneAccess, RAD.

Jeff Smith

Short Break 


2nd Panel Discussion: Focus on B20 Wholesale services and new Business opportunities. (New E-transit service, Mobile Backhaul for LTE Advanced & Legacy migration to Carrier Ethernet)

Panelists: TeliaSoneraColtTDCOneAccess, RAD.

 Jeff Smith 

End of MEF CE Seminar 


Start of Carrier Round Table 


End of Event 



Carrier Roundtable is a community with members from the Carrier and IT industries. Events are held three to four times a year in Stockholm and Copenhagen. Here, you will have the opportunity to meet up with existing contacts and expand your network by meeting new. Check out the website to become a member:

About MEF
MEF, as the defining body for Carrier Ethernet, is a global industry alliance comprising more than 220 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations. Visit

MEF Mission
The MEF’s mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Carrier-class Ethernet networks and services.

The Panels:
This session covers the leading edge of innovation in the industry, and explains how the tomorrow's services are being enabled today based on MEF's LSO orchestration work in combination with SDN and NFV
This session also provides an overview of CE 2.0 services, functionality and attributes, and common Carrier Ethernet 2.0 service deployments with use cases for metro, regional, national and global as well as retail/wholesale and Cloud and Mobile Backhaul (MBH).


Enterprise Panel Topics

  • New Cloud services business with application-oriented CoS Performance Objectives,
  • The MEF Work Towards the Third Network
  • Using LSO, SDN and NFV to Enhance Carrier Ethernet Services
  • The New Generation of Stakeholders in the LSO-SDN-NFV Era
  • Ethernet Services Migration to LSO, SDN and NFV
  • Global examples of CE 2.0 service deployments
  • Metro, national, international
  • Cloud services

Wholesale Panel Topics

  • How to take crate new business with the new CE 2.0 service E-transit
  • E-Transit and OVC Services - the Wholesale Ethernet game-changer
  • Who will beneficiate E-Access certification with the MEF Services Interconnect Program
  • The new business opportunities with Mobile Backhaul for LTE Advanced,
  • What is CE 2.0 Wholesale Ethernet Access?
  • Technically and Commercially why is this important?
  • What is the buyer/seller/user model?
  • What is the Retail Service Provider’s Perspective – “The Buyer”?
  • What is the Wholesale Access Provider’s Perspective – “The Seller”?
  • What’s the MEF doing to standardize, accelerate implementation?
  • What technical implementation and operational & certification resources to standardize and accelerate implementation?
  • Is the MEF working on anything else?