Ethernet First Mile

What is EFM?

EFM stands for Ethernet in the First Mile (often shortened to ‘Ethernet First Mile’) and is a new technology available to deliver a high speed, reliable internet connection to your business at a fraction of the cost of a traditional business leased lines.

Why use EFM for you business?

EFM business leased lines uses bundles of copper lines to connect you to the exchange. This means much lower costs, higher resilience and a faster installation time, as well as much faster internet access for your business. We offer market leading 100% availability target – or your money back!

How we can assist you:

  • Friendly, helpful advice from our experienced technical team.
  • Service Level Agreement – 99.9 uptime.
  • Our EFM business leased line connectivity offers a dedicated, unrestricted and uncontended internet connection, permanently available for your exclusive use.
  • As a RIPE based LIR, we can provide registered IP space.

Like to find out more?

If you would like to find out more about Ethernet First Mile, please call us on 03300 883323, fill in our contact form.

Usage Limits:
Service supplied guaranteed 1:1 contention.
Separate bandwidth allocation, based on potential link speed.

Service:
Layer 2 Point to Multi-Point Ethernet Service
VLAN based (service multiplexed)

VLAN Support:
Tagged and untagged frames

Circuit Max Frame size:
1580

Presentation:
Open Reach supplied twisted copper pairs.

Installation Limits 2 pair :
Within 3200 metres in line length from the exchange.

Installation Limits 4 pair :
Within 3900 meters in line length from the exchange.

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