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Wed, 9th Nov 2016
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MEF16 officially kicked off on Monday evening with the opening reception, and today saw a jam packed schedule of workshops, proof of concept demonstrations and keynotes.

Held at the Inner Harbour Hilton Hotel in Baltimore, U.S. The event runs right through to Thursday with over 1200 guests in attendance.

This event gives guests, speakers and companies an opportunity to engage with top Carrier Ethernet, LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), SDN, NFV, and Cloud services experts who are shaping the future of the communications landscape.

Expanding on popular elements of last year's programme, the MEF Excellence Awards Dinner, Proof of Concept Service - Technology Showcase, LSO Hackathon all aim to empower industry stakeholders with high-quality information and analysis.

Today finished with the MEF excellence awards with telecoms provider, PLDT, taking out the service innovation award for APAC. A total of 36 companies were competing for a number of awards who Stan Hubbard, MEF16 program director says have gone through a rigorous progress.

"Thank you to everybody and congratulations to all of the finalists. They've all done a fantastic job."