Ethernet services are run over a number of different carriers that BluegrassNet uses for fiber transport, including: AT&T, Insight, Level3, and Time Warner.
If you already have fiber in your building, it is just a matter of finding out who the carrier is that runs that fiber, and then BluegrassNet works with that carrier to take care of all the details. Installation will be faster and less expensive if we use an existing carrier. If there is no fiber, and fiber needs to be built, there are usually revenue commitments from the carriers to justify the expense of the build-out. At that point it is a matter of negotiating with them.
It normally takes one to three months for Metro Ethernet to be installed at a location where the fiber carrier is already in place. When fiber needs to be run, it normally takes at least three months. If you need a large connection immediately, BluegrassNet will deploy temporary Enterprise Wireless which can run up to 100 Mbps until the fiber is completed.
The Benefits of Fiber Optics
Most telecommunication networks are made of metal wiring, mostly copper. Metal wiring makes up DSL, T-1, T-3,and broadband cable networks. Fiber optics are preferred over traditional copper infrastructure for several reasons:
There are two fees that are normally associated with signing up for Metro Ethernet: The Non-Recurring Set Up Fee, and the Monthly Recurring Service Fee.
Pricing for Business Class Metro Ethernet can range from $500 per month to $2,000 per month depending on how much bandwidth the customer signs up for, as well as the engineering requirements surrounding the actual installation of the service. Unusual equipment and deployment costs can drive both of these fees higher. One great part of working with BluegrassNet is that the customer deals with BluegrassNet only, BluegrassNet deals with the carrier hassles, so it’s very easy on the customer.
Please call a BluegrassNet Representative for details on pricing and deployment issues. 502-589-4638