Leased Line: Options and Benefits

Mahek Chaturvedi
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Leased lines offer more security and privacy over other telecom connections, in addition to having larger bandwidths, because only the firm that purchases them is able to utilize them.

Point-to-point leased lines or connections between a facility and the Internet are examples of dedicated connections known as leased lines (an internet leased line). The majority of the time, leased lines use leased fibre connections to supply bandwidth; however, they can also occasionally employ copper local ties.

64 kilobits per second (Kbit/s) to 10 gigabits per second (Gbit/s) are the possible connection speeds for leased lines. Businesses use leased lines to get a quicker, more dependable Internet connection or site-to-site connection. The quantity of data utilized, the number of people using the line, and the number of programs operating at any given moment all affect how much bandwidth is purchased on the leased line.

The Leased Lines comes with a variety of options: 

  • Single Site, Internet – just connecting a business to the internet via a leased line.
  • Multi-site connectivity- Also known as WAN (Wide Area Network), leased lines are used to link several corporate locations so that data may be transferred across them.
  • Resilience: To boost service availability, numerous leased lines can be used to connect to a single location utilizing different fibre routes (there are less chances that both leased lines become faulty at the same time).

There are many benefits and advantages of having a Leased Line connection. Here are some:

  • Increased Bandwidth: Leased lines may provide connection for most UK businesses at speeds ranging from 2 Mbit/s to 1,000 Mbit/s, and in some metropolitan areas, up to 10 Gbit/s.
  • Constant Speeds: Because your bandwidth is set aside just for your use, you will always have a high data throughput, even during times of peak demand. Leased lines are symmetrical, so you get the same high speed upstream as you do downstream. This results in faster upload speeds. VoIP, terminal services, online data backup, video conferencing, server hosting, and delivering huge files are all excellent uses for this.
  • Unlimited Data Transmission – You are free to utilize your connection constantly. You are free to use whatever you choose (subject to the law). If you use more over some arbitrary monthly use cap, there are no additional fees. No one will slow down your connection if you go above a vague “fair use” cap. Also, nobody will throttle a certain kind of traffic on your connection.
  • Business-class Help – You won’t need to wait in line for 40 minutes to hear a recorded voice telling you that “your call is important.” Instead, you should get immediate, proactive help around-the-clock from experienced experts in the field.

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Mahek Chaturvedi
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