Prepaid Phone Card Finder
Calling From:

Calling To:

bmgphonecards.com
FastQuote for Business
Business Services
Internet Access Services
Domain Registration
Web Hosting
Merchant Services
Data Services (WAN)
Voice Services
Wireless Phones & PDAs
Business Equipment
Telephone Systems
Voice Mail Systems
Network Integration
Voice & Data Cabling
Equipment Leasing
Consulting
Our Strategy
Residential Consumer
Broadband Internet
Dial-Up Internet
Domain Registration
Web Hosting
Local & Long Distance
Prepaid Phone Cards
Wireless Phones & PDAs
Newsflash

BMG Communications launches new Web portal BMGC.NET

Read more...
Additional Tools
Additional Tools Overview
Business DSL | Print |

High-Speed Business DSL Internet can typically provide speeds between 144kbps and 1.5 Mbps, depending upon your location and level of service you select. Often, for small businesses or branch offices, Business Grade DSL offers an affordable solution for connecting to the Internet at much faster speed than a dial-up solution.

Symmetric Bandwidth Options:

The main difference between Business Grade DSL and Residential DSL, is that Business Grade DSL typically offers faster options for speed, but even more importantly, it usually offers a Symmetric service (SDSL), meaning that you receive the same speed, both upstream, and downstream. This is critical to a business that may receive and SEND large files, or have other users accessing their network or Web site (if hosted internally) from outside the office.

So, with Business Grade SDSL, you will receive and transmit at the same high speed. Residential DSL typically offers an Asymmetric service (ADSL), or one that provides different speeds upstream and downstream. You might be able to download at a reasonable speed from your home broadband account, but you may notice a rather slow upload, typically less than 300kbps. This is not acceptable in most business environments when multiple computers are sharing the connection.

However, there are applications where a business only needs a lesser form of DSL service, or is too far from the Central Office of the local phone company, and therefore other services like Business Grade ADSL, or IDSL may be the required solution.

Oversubscription Rates:

Another major difference between Business and Residential DSL is that most carriers that offer Business Grade DSL will reduce the oversubscription rate. One popular analogy for this is a health club. A health club will sell a certain ratio of total memberships compared with how many people can actually use the facilities at the same time. In the Internet world, this is called the oversubscription rate. They are betting that not everyone uses their service at the exact same time. Logically, the less profitable Residential service would usually be oversubscribed at a higher ratio than the Business Grade service.

The main value here, being bandwidth for the buck. Yes, it's a shared service, but it's a higher grade than what you get at home, and it is less expensive than a dedicated circuit like a T1, so it's perfect for a small business or branch office (1-10 computers, for example; depending on internet usage, of course), as long as their location is within the distance requirements of the nearest telephone company CO (Central Office). The closer you are, the better the quality of the service, the further you are, the weaker the signal. BMG Communications has partners providing this service throughout many metro areas in the U.S.

If you have additional questions, or if you feel that Business Grade DSL is right for your business, contact us today or complete the online Quote Request to determine whether your location qualifies for the service, and BMG Communications will provide you with a competitive quote.

Otherwise, read on for additional product info regarding other forms of High-Speed Internet services, such as a Dedicated T1.

Find Your Next ISP @ BMGC.NET!

Contact BMG Communications today and step into a new dimension in service!

< Prev   Next >

logo_bmgcnet_bw.gif
2004-2009 BMG Communications - All Rights Reserved.
7810 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Suite 300, Charlotte, NC 28277    Main: 704.540.1420 Toll Free: 877.BMGC.NET (877.264.2638)

Proud member of the bmgc.network, along with these other main sites:
Find affordable shared or dedicated Web Hosting @ bmghosting.com, Get the lowest possible rates to register, renew or transfer domain names @ bmgdomains.com, Get the lowest rates on local and long distance phone service for your home or business @ bmglongdistance.com, Or get even cheaper long distance rates with prepaid calling cards @ bmgphonecards.com which are especially good for international calls, and don't forget we offer excellent deals and free cellular phones and PDAs @ bmgwireless.com, get high-speed broadband Internet access for your home or office @ bmgbroadband.com
Corporate logos, trade and service marks are property of respective owners and do not necessarily represent a direct affiliation with BMG Communications.

Additional sites include: bmg-broadband.com Internet DSL, bmgbroadband.net Internet T1, bmginternet.net Internet DS1, bmg-broadband.net Internet DS3, bmg-internet.com - VoIP, bmg-internet.net - IP-VPN, bmghosting.net Web Hosting or Resell Web Hosting, bmgdomains.net Register Domain Names or Resell Domain Names, bmglongdistance.net Long Distance T1, bmg-longdistance.net Long Distance T3, bmgcallingcards.com Prepaid Phone Cards and Prepaid Calling Cards, bmgwireless.net Cellular Phones, bmgcommunications.net - T1, bmg-communications.net - Frame Relay, ShopforT1, ShopforDS1, ShopforDSL, ShopforFrame-Relay, ShopforPoint-to-Point Private-Line, ShopforT3, ShopforDS3, ShopforOC3, ShopforVPN, ShopforVoIP, GEOQUOTE from BMG Communications