Posted by: africanpressorganization | 22 November 2011

Verizon Global Wholesale Wins MEF’s ‘Best Wholesale Ethernet Service’ Award for North America Annual Award Recognition Follows Similar Award to Verizon for EMEA


Verizon Global Wholesale Wins MEF’s ‘Best Wholesale Ethernet Service’ Award for North America

Annual Award Recognition Follows Similar Award to Verizon for EMEA





NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon Global Wholesale continues to receive Metro Ethernet Forum honors, garnering the forum’s 2011 Best Wholesale Ethernet Service award for North America, the second consecutive year the company has received the award.

Last month, the MEF recognized Verizon Global Wholesale as the Best Wholesale Ethernet Service provider for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, also the second consecutive year the company has earned that honor. The awards recognize excellence and leadership in the development, marketing and delivery of carrier Ethernet services in various regions around the globe.

The Best Wholesale Ethernet Service award is presented to the service provider with the most robust wholesale service offering that extends the reach of Ethernet services to customers.

The awards are bestowed by an independent panel of senior industry analysts. Winners were announced earlier this month during a ceremony at the Light Reading Ethernet Expo in New York City.

“The commitment of our employees and organization continues to be reflected in recognition from our peers and customers across multiple continents,” said Matthew Duckworth, marketing director for Verizon Global Wholesale. “But we have no intention of resting on our laurels. Verizon will continue to focus on quality and customer satisfaction, not only in North America and EMEA, but in all regions.”

In addition to its high reliability and reasonable price, Ethernet service provides wholesale customers with significant bandwidth options and an easy-to-understand technology solution geared for today’s marketplace. Verizon Global Wholesale offers a comprehensive suite of Ethernet products, with availability around the world. The company continues to extend its network footprint and service options to meet customers’ needs with a diverse set of technical solutions tailored for today’s challenging business environment. In addition, through continued improvements to network expansion, customer tools and quality guarantees, Verizon Global Wholesale maintains an increasingly high standard of customer responsiveness.

Verizon Global Wholesale also has been recognized as an industry leader with the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2011 North American Growth Leadership of the Year award in the carrier Ethernet market.

Read more about Verizon Global Wholesale’s Ethernet solutions at

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