There is no shortage of suppliers for leased line connectivity in the UK. There are numerous providers that you can pick from and in all honesty, there isn’t a great deal of difference between them all once the service is live.
Our interactive map will show you what areas we can provide coverage for our connectivity.
However, this may be subject to a free site survey to finalise costs.
To give you a rough idea of costs, leased lines typically start at £200 per month and are therefore usually too expensive for home use.
If you have a home business and are looking to improve your connectivity, then check out business broadband deals which will help you find the most suitable type of connectivity, for a fraction of the cost of enterprise-grade broadband.
The biggest difference between each supplier is how long it takes them to bring a connection online and what the initial install charges are.
If you live in a well-serviced building there isn’t usually a charge for taking out a new service or changing provider so long as you are out of contract.
If you’ve never had a dedicated internet connection before, then check out our Leased Line Benefits guide.
Usually, the main reasons for changing a connectivity provider are two-fold:
- Poor Customer Service
- Improved Pricing
We can provide pricing for a dedicated connectivity from some of the best providers in the UK, as we are impartial we will select the best provider to meet your requirements.
- Virgin Media Business
- Talk Talk
- Metronet (Wireless Leased Line Specialist) – now M247
- Level 3
Due to the number of factors involved it’s normally best to discuss your individual requirements with one of our friendly specialists.
Please feel free to contact us for more information.
The price of connectivity is continually falling, so the chance is if you are coming to the end of your contract, we can save you money on the price of your renewal.
Another option is to increase the amount of bandwidth you currently get if you are happy with the price you are paying each month.
We would encourage you to speak with us before signing a renewal as normally we can beat any genuine like for like quote.
Get in touch today and we can more than happily service your requirements.
Types Of Leased Lines
There are lots of different options when it comes to choosing the type of connection.
The cheapest type of connection is Ethernet First Mile (EFM) which typically delivers a dedicated speed of around 10Mbs. An EFM circuit is a copper presentation and can usually be delivered over any existing copper connectivity that is present on the property.
This is ideal for a small office type setup and this type of connection is an uncontended service. Uncontended means that the speed is the same both up and down, as well as not becoming slow when other people in your local area are also online.
FTTC is typically advertised as superfast broadband and is the most popular type of high-speed connectivity. FTTC stand for Fibre to the Cabinet which means that the fibre connection is terminated in the green box that is found on most UK streets.
From the green box to the premises, the last part of the connection is delivered over the traditional copper.
EoFTTC stands for Ethernet Over Fibre to the Cabinet. More recent advances in technology mean that it is possible to pass leased line services over a traditional broadband service.
This makes EoFTTC the ideal choice for remote offices or small branch office locations.
Fibre is usually what people mean when they talk about a dedicated connectivity. Typically a fibre based leased line will operate at speeds anywhere from 10Mb to 10Gb depending on your business needs and budget.
We can supply fibre connectivity from all of the major UK and international providers.
Wireless Leased Line
When thinking about dedicated connectivity wireless leased lines are fast becoming the norm. A wireless connection can operate at speeds from 10Mb right the way up to 2Gb and doesn’t have many of the downsides of fibre connectivity.
The biggest issue with fibre is the install time and the potential for high installation charges. Wireless connectivity can typically be delivered within 30days and in most circumstances performs better than the fibre equivalent.
Whichever type of connection you chose we can guarantee the following.
- Quality and performance – we only supply connections from trusted providers that can guarantee the quality and speed of the connectivity.
- Flexibility – we will select a provider that meets your business goals and budget.
- Minimum downtime – no one likes it when their connection is offline. That’s why we offer a 99.999% uptime guarantee on all connections.
- Resilience – in some circumstances we can provide a backup free of charge so that should the main connection fail, a backup will automatically kick in.
- 24/7 Support – some businesses require support whatever the time of day.
- Future Proof – we can discuss with you what the potential future plans are for your business and make sure that the technology installed can support you moving forward.
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