Business Ethernet Services--If You Build It, Will They Come?

Cochran, Rosemary M.
October 2006
Business Communications Review;Oct2006, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses business Ethernet services and a comparison to frame relays. Ethernet is the standard service for homes and businesses that link personal computers (PCs) to the Internet through a DSL line or cable modem. There are various types of Ethernet services available to businesses such as point to network. Ethernet service providers to businesses include LS Networks and Cincinnati Bell. Industries that use frame relay services include banks and insurance companies. While Ethernet service is faster than frame relay networks, it does contain a fiber gap and is the least cost effective.


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