INTERNET PORT  

Cost Effective and Customisable Internet Access

CenturyLink IQ® Internet Port service provides reliable, scalable Internet connectivity that can be customised to meet your business needs.

IQ Internet Port is a reliable and dedicated Internet service that runs on the advanced CenturyLink network, one of the most sophisticated networks available. It offers an exceptional service level agreement (SLA) and some of the highest access speeds in the industry. Additional services that can be used with Internet Port include: security services, integrated customer premises equipment (CPE) solutions, international connectivity, and Control Centre-our online management and reporting portal.

You can maintain cost-effective communications with your branch offices and mobile employees by using CenturyLink to access the Internet. Our dedicated Internet service is a crucial element in helping you create a virtual enterprise by delivering a high-speed, reliable and scalable Internet access service. You can free up valuable resources, allow staff to work on other projects, use our expertise to watch the network and help in design and implementation, and keep your network running at all times, minimising network downtime and increasing application performance. IQ Internet Port is scalable and customised to your needs, using the full capability of the Internet by combining value-add services such as email, multi-media streaming, ecommerce and application hosting.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS 
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Features

  • OC-192/Nx10GigE IP Network

  • Extensive Peering Arrangements

  • Control Centre Web-Based Customer Portal

  • Complete Network Monitoring and Management through Network Management Service

  • Flat Rate, Tiered or Usage Billing

  • Comprehensive Service Level Agreement (SLA)

  • Best-of-Breed Internet Network Partners Around the World

  • Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Fast Reroute and Core Redundancy

  • 24/7 Customer Care

Benefits

  • Global IP Backbone
    Eliminates backbone congestion with a state-of-the-art global IP backbone.

  • Faster Access
    Accelerates access to content for users located domestically and around the world.

  • Maximises Reliability
    50 millisecond network recovery time.

  • Works with Your Budget
    Lets you meet both bandwidth and budgetary requirements with diverse billing options and competitive rates.

  • Exceptional Network Performance
    Advanced CenturyLink infrastructure offers exceptional network performance and availability.

  • Self-Service Management
    Allows you to manage your own network configuration.

HOW IT WORKS 
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IQ Internet Port provides a complete range of services to accommodate various enterprise networking requirements. The CenturyLink network backbone is engineered for minimal packet loss and network congestion.

Customer care centres (CCCs) are available to support your needs 24/7/365. CenturyLink network operations centres (NOCs) have full visibility and control of the platform with 24-hour management and notification should an issue arise. Choose from a variety of port speeds, ranging from 56Kbps to 2.4Gbps and Ethernet speeds of 10Mbps, 100Mbps, 1Gigabit and 10Gigabit.

Port and Ethernet Speeds

Internet Port

  • Fractional DS-1 (starting at 56 Kbps)
  • DS-1 (1.544 Mbps)
  • NxDS-1 (3-12 Mbps)
  • DS-3 (45 Mbps)
  • OC-N (155 Mbps and up)
  • Ethernet (10 Mbps)
  • Fast Ethernet (100 Mbps)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1 Gigabit)
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 Gigabit)

International Internet Port

  • DS-1
  • E-1
  • DS-3
  • OC-3
  • Ethernet (10 Mbps)
  • Fast Ethernet (100 Mbps)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1 Gigabit)
We chose CenturyLink for the same reasons that our guests choose us. They deliver anticipatory service, take care of business, inspire trust and follow-up to resolve any issues.

Kerrington Hing - General Manager
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

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