Solutions : Metronet

By: Broadlink  11-11-2011
Keywords: Optical Fibre, Product Availability, Metro Ethernet

Broadlink-Metronet offers guaranteed speeds, reliability and capacity for critical business connectivity.

Product outline

MetroNet is a dedicated telecommunication network service for business. MetroNet allows for the transmission of all IP-based data, voice and video services.

Schematic outline

Product overview

Broadlink’s Metronet network works using ICASA-licensed spectrum for connectivity as well as optical fibre architecture to provide businesses with a communication infrastructure that ensures your company remains connected to your business community, customers, supplier’s stakeholders and staff.

MetroNet utilises Metro Ethernet architecture, offering high throughput and carrier-grade performance. This scalable solution can be implemented to meet a client’s essential connectivity requirements. The solution will complement any other connectivity solutions that a client may have.

Multiple package options are available from 512kbps up to 50Mbps and more. This last mile alternative offers dedicated services within all major metropolitan areas.

Features Benefits
Metro Ethernet Architecture Easier to manage and upgrade
Wireless No fixed lines required.
Licensed wireless spectrum SLA comes as standard
Managed, End-to-end network management Carrier grade performance
Low latency Voice capable
Dedicated service No contention
Fixed pricing irrespective of distance, within Metropolitan regions Simpler Pricing Model
IP-based service Multimedia service on a single medium
Available in major metropolitan areas National Coverage
SLA committing to 99,5% uptime Carrier grade performance

Product summary

MetroNet is an IP-based, high speed alternative to traditional fixed line, for businesses or Internet Service Providers, seeking dedicated, guaranteed, alternative connectivity.

Product requirements

  • A physical site survey.
  • Clear line of sight to an available high site, on our network.
  • Written landlord’s consent to mount equipment.
  • Router with an Ethernet interface.
  • 2U of rackspace

Product availability

MetroNet is available exclusively through Broadlink, and is also sold via authorised re-seller channels. The MetroNet product and back up service is available nationally.

Additional product information/free consultation

Keywords: Fixed Lines, Metro Ethernet, Optical Fibre, Product Availability

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