PCCW Global wins Best Wholesale Service Provider – Global at MEF Excellence Awards

Constantly seeking to upgrade our Ethernet service standards and ability to support the very latest cloud, voice, data and video applications

HKT (SEHK: 6823) - HONG KONG, December 9, 2015 - PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, was presented the award of Best Wholesale Service Provider – Global for its robust wholesale offering and global coverage at the recent Metro Ethernet Forum’s (MEF) Excellence Awards 2015, further enhancing its reputation as a world leader in Carrier Ethernet service provision.

The MEF’s annual awards recognize excellence and leadership in the development, marketing and delivery of Carrier Ethernet retail and wholesale services. The judging panel was comprised of senior analysts from independent research firms including IDC, Infonetics, Vertical Systems, Gartner, Frost & Sullivan, and Ovum.

PCCW Global is a leading service provider and has established structured interconnect relationships with a large list of local and regional service providers to extend its pre-existing robust core global coverage and deliver increased value to its customers. Through the extensive deployment of its infrastructure, PCCW Global is able to deliver end-to-end managed services to nearly every corner of the globe. PCCW Global’s managed services ensure guaranteed bandwidth and performance, backed by rigorous SLAs, and monitored 24x7 by Global Service Operating Centers (GSOC) positioned in various time zones. PCCW Global invests a great deal of time and resource to guarantee its customers reliable end-to-end connectivity and a resilient service environment which enables them to achieve business goals efficiently and effectively.

MEF is a global industry alliance comprising more than 220 organizations. These include telecoms service providers, multiple cable-system operators, network equipment vendors, software manufacturers, semiconductor vendors and testing entities. While many organizations offer isolated solutions to isolated challenges, MEF is the only organization in the SDO (Standard Defining Organizations) landscape that offers a multi-carrier/inter-carrier framework, namely LSO, enabling a streamlined and simple realization of NNIs. This award recognizes PCCW Global’s capabilities to integrate multiple elements into an end-to-end orchestrated solution.

Mr. Nan Chen, President of the MEF, congratulated PCCW Global on its outstanding contribution to the industry and recognized commitment to delivering innovative Carrier Ethernet solutions to customers throughout the world.

Mr. Marc Halbfinger, Chief Executive Officer of PCCW Global, said, “We are grateful to the MEF for this prestigious award which recognizes PCCW Global’s world leading Carrier Ethernet capabilities”.

About PCCW Global

PCCW Global is the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, which is majority-owned by PCCW Limited. Covering more than 3,000 cities and 140 countries, the PCCW Global network supports a portfolio of integrated global communications solutions which include Ethernet, IP, fibre and satellite transmission solutions, international voice and VoIPX services, managed network & security services and our expanding “as-a-service” solutions including OTT video and Unified Communications.

PCCW Global is headquartered in Hong Kong, and maintains regional centers in Belgium, China, France, Greece, Japan, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. To learn more about PCCW Global, please visit

About HKT

HKT (SEHK: 6823) is Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider and leading operator in fixed-line, broadband and mobile communication services. It meets the needs of the Hong Kong public and local and international businesses with a wide range of services including local telephony, local data and broadband, international telecommunications, mobile, and other telecommunications businesses such as customer premises equipment sales, outsourcing, consulting, and contact centers.

HKT offers Hong Kong’s only quadruple-play experience delivering media content on its fixed-line, broadband Internet access and mobile platforms jointly with its parent company, PCCW Limited.

HKT also provides a range of innovative and smart living services beyond connectivity to make the daily lives of customers more convenient, whether they are at home, in the workplace, or on the go.

For more information, please contact:

Ivan Ho
Group Communications
PCCW Group
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