Leased Lines

What is the difference between LAN IP address and WAN IP address of a network device?
Answer A network device, i.e. network/LAN adapter, modem, router, access point, can have a single IP address (either LAN  or WAN IP address) or two IP...
Thu, 27 Jun, 2013 at 10:08 AM
What is a leased line?
A leased line is a private high-performance circuit. It usually carries voice and data or both. Leased lines are mostly used for either internet access or u...
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 at 8:46 PM
What are the speeds of a leased line?
From 2Mb up to 1,000Mb (1Gb). 10,000Mb (10Gb) is also available.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 at 8:48 PM
What are the other names for a leased line?
Direct Internet Access (DIA), Ethernet, Fibre, EFM (Ethernet First Mile). LAN Extension (LES), WES, Point-to-point (P2P), off-net, on-net, T1 and E1 amongst...
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 at 8:50 PM
What is the difference between copper and fibre?
The difference is that fiber-optics use light pulses to transmit information down fibre lines instead of using electronic pulses to transmit information dow...
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 at 8:51 PM
Wires only leased lines
A wires only leased line is a leased line without a router. This can be provided as an option but note that the SLA is reduced to best efforts. A customer m...
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 at 8:52 PM
Point-to-point leased lines (P2P)
A P2P leased line is usually provided between two customer sites for the customer to share internal data and/or voice services. This is usually delivered by...
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 at 8:53 PM
Internet access leased lines
These are the most common and the most requested by customers as they provide access to the internet. 
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 at 8:54 PM
MPLS leased lines
An MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) is a private leased line which is usually part of a Wide Area Network (WAN) whereby a customer has many sites and w...
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 at 8:54 PM
Why buy a leased line over and above a Broadband (ADSL) line?
Although a leased line is more expensive than an ADSL line, a leased line is an uncontended line and is not shared by any other customers. The bandwidth is ...
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 at 8:55 PM