Ethernet First Mile
Ethernet First Mile (EFM) has become an increasingly popular access method for businesses that require between 2Mbps and 20Mbps symmetric speeds and resilient services at a minimal cost to run and manage. EFM benefits from being able to meet these essential business requirements by creating solutions using our B2B expertise and experience in designing, delivering and managing services to allow our customers to focus on what is important to them.
EFM is a perfect solution for small enterprises of more than 10 employees, to medium scale organisations with more intensive access needs. EFM is considered a natural upgrade from existing leased line or SDSL and ADSL services. Effectively EFM bridges the wide gap in the connectivity portfolio between ADSL & Fibre Ethernet services at a very compelling price point with superb associated SLA.
The EFM service is delivered over either two copper pairs, Dual EFM, or four bonded copper pairs, Quad EFM, to provide higher reliability and throughput than traditional single pair DSL connections. Delivery to the customer is via a standard 100Mbps Ethernet RJ45 Connector on the Managed NTE unit which we installed and maintained as part of the service.