Leased Line FAQs
What is a leased line?
A leased line a dedicated internet connection solely for your business. Unlike other broadband services a leased line isn't contended so you are not sharing your sharing your line. If your business relies heavily on a high powered internet connection a leased line is the solution for you. A leased line will guarantee you speeds as well as having a 99% uptime.
What's the difference between a leased line and broadband?
Unlike a standard business broadband, leased lines provide a direct and dedicated connection for your business. This connection is only accessed by your business and isn't shared with others. This will give your business a consistent and reliable connection, which is vital for any company where an internet connection isn't just valuable it is vital to their success.
what are the advantages of a leased line?
- Leased Line speeds can go up to 10Gbps, Fibre to the premises products can't reach this speed.
- A dedicated connection solely for your use means greater reliability
- Unlike a broadband connection, a leased line will provide you with symmetric upload and download speeds. This is perfect for any business uploading or sharing large files, using cloud services or web hosting.
- A leased line comes with 99% uptime guarantees and have SLA agreements in place to mean they are fixed within six hours.
How does a leased line work?
Fibre-optic broadband and leased lines use the same technology, the difference is that a FTTC (Fibre to the Cabinet) connection will be contended and shared with other users whereas a leased line is dedicated to your business and so the bandwidth is solely for your businesses use.