Dedicated Long Distance refers to the access of a long distance provider through a dedicated circuit. By installing a dedicated long distance T1/DS1, customers have the ability to dial long distance calls directly into the provider's network and avoid local line charges through their RBOC or LEC (local telephone company, i.e.: Qwest, SBC, and BellSouth
Switched Long Distance refers to the access of a long distance provider through a non-dedicated access medium, such as a RBOC or LEC (local telephone company, i.e.: Qwest, SBC, and BellSouth) provided business line. In adding a PIC and/or LPIC (Carrier code) to the local line customers have the ability to dial long distance calls. Long distance service, or 1+ access, is utilized to dial Intralata, Intrastate, and Interstate calls.
Frame relay is a telecommunication service designed for cost-efficient data transmission for intermittent traffic between local area networks (LANs) and between end-points in a wide area network (WAN). Frame relay is provided on fractional T-1 or full T-carrier system carriers.
Point to Point circuits, also known as Private Lines, are circuits that are utilized as connectivity between two locations. This service is best utilized when location are within close proximity to each other. Point to point circuits can be provisioned in full bandwidth allocations ranging from T1/DS1 (1.544Mbps) to OC48 (2488Mbps).
DIA (Dedicated Internet Access) is connectivity from a customer's location to the Internet. DIA is comprised of two separate components: the local loop and the DIA port. With connection speeds ranging from 128Kbps on a T1 loop to a 2488 Mbps OC48, businesses can choose the speed and price point that best suits them. Dedicated Internet can also be value added with features like domain and website hosting.
VPN Internet protocol-based virtual private network solution that gives you the security and reliability of a private line with the global reach and economy of the world wide web.
Business lines, Centrex- Flat business line (1FB) is plain old telephone service (POTS) providing dial tone and access to nationwide and international carriers. The difference between centrex and a flat business line is that the custom calling feature package is an additional charge and has limited features.