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Metro Ethernet
Last modified: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 

Metro Ethernet is a general term used to describe an Ethernet technology network in a metropolitan area. Metro Ethernet is used for connectivity to the public Internet, and is also used for connectivity between corporate sites that are separated geographically. [Adapted from METRObility Optical Systems]

See also Carrier Ethernet.

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Founded in April, 1999 by Ted Stevenson as part of internet.com's xSP Channel, ISP-Planet was designed from the start to address the concerns of Internet Service Providers. ISP-Planet covers the main areas of interest for Internet Service Providers such as equipment, perspectives, Fixed wireless, industry news & trends, market research, news, and more.

MEF 
The Metro Ethernet Forum is a non-profit organization chartered with the mission of accelerating Worldwide Adoption of Carrier class Ethernet Networks and Services. The Forum is comprised of leading service providers, major incumbent local exchange carriers, top network equipment vendors, test equipment vendors and other prominent networking companies that share an interest in metro Ethernet.

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