The ETSI organization announced recently that "The first meeting of ETSI’s newly created Mobile-Edge Computing (MEC) Industry Specification Group (ISG) took place on 2-4 December 2014, hosted by Nokia Networks in Munich.
The group has attracted 24 member and participant organizations [here], including network operators, vendors, technology suppliers and Content Delivery Network (CDN) providers.
.. MEC is a natural development in the evolution of mobile base stations and the convergence of IT and telecommunications networking. Mobile-edge Computing will enable new vertical business segments and services for consumers and enterprise customers. Use cases include:
- video analytics
- location services
- Internet-of-Things (IoT)
- augmented reality
- optimized local content distribution and
- data caching
See "Executive Briefing – Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Initiative" - here and "Mobile-Edge Computing – Introductory Technical White Paper" - here.
See "New ETSI Mobile-Edge Computing Industry Specification Group starts work" - here.