Industry Affiliations

Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF)

The MEF is the preeminent industry organization dedicated to accelerating the worldwide adoption of Carrier Ethernet networks and services. The Forum is comprised of a group of more than 110 service providers and suppliers who are driving the definition of a truly carrier-class Ethernet.


INDATELGROUP™ is a telecommunications trade association. The mission of INDATELGROUP™ is to promote and support state fiber networks owned by Independent Telcos through joint marketing, information sharing and regulatory and technical educational advocacy.

Utilities Telecom Council (UTC)

The Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) is a global trade association dedicated to creating a favorable business, regulatory, and technological environment for companies that own, manage, or provide critical telecommunications systems in support of their core business.


PICMG is a consortium of companies who collaboratively develop open specifications for high performance telecommunications and industrial computing applications. The members of the consortium have a long history of developing leading edge products for these industries.