Colt’s award-winning Ethernet Line service is the answer for many businesses, whether it be SMEs, major enterprises, carriers, operators, or others requiring a business-class connectivity solution.

Ethernet Line is a best in class layer 2 E-Line service that allows you to connect your sites securely, cost-effectively and effortlessly across metro, national and international locations. The service has a deterministic performance profile, which means you can rely on it to support even the most demanding business applications.

Secure, easy to manage and cost effective

Colt Ethernet Line delivers a simple, secure point to point connection between two sites. It supports a wide choice of bandwidths – 2Mbps to 40Gbps – which can be upgraded easily at any time. This provides flexibility and scalability making it a cost-effective choice for a range of networking applications and ideal for those who prefer to build and manage their own networks.

Our business-grade Ethernet Line services are fast to deploy and easy to manage. We guarantee performance and bandwidth so all of your sites can work together and exchange information effectively and securely. In addition you can expect zero frame loss, consistent low latency and jitter-free connectivity.

Coverage and Choice

We are able to deliver services worldwide and you benefit from our high speed, intelligent Colt IQ network in Europe, Asia and North America. Colt has over 25,600 on-net buildings directly fibred including more than 850 Data Centres.

Colt Ethernet Line can ensure that your most stringent business resilience needs are met. Our wide range of options means that you can choose the most appropriate level of resilience in accordance with your own assessments of cost, performance and risk.

Fully managed service

Colt acts a single point of responsibility and can ensure necessary levels of separation by using our own network throughout. This allows your own IT professionals time to focus on the application layer services that help drive your business. Colt design, implement, manage and maintain the service, thus ensuring that you don’t need to invest your own resources in specialist skills or hardware.

Our business-grade Ethernet Line service meets the most stringent technical criteria and has been certified by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) to the Carrier Ethernet 2.0 standard.

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