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What is Ethernet?

An Ethernet private line is similar to a private circuit with 2 local end circuits and a main link in between but with Ethernet connectors at each end.

An Ethernet private line is similar to a private circuit with 2 local end circuits and a main link in between but with Ethernet connectors at each end.

Key benefits of Ethernet

  • Simplified management of on-site equipment to reduce cost of ownership.
  • Cost effective against private circuits and ISDN30.
  • Faster lead times than leased lines.Flexibility, as it's easy to quickly change bandwidths.
  • Access options that are protocol independent.
  • Annual availability of the core network is usually up to 99.95%.