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Ethernet First Mile

ACD's Ultraspeed Ethernet First Mile (EFM) service delivers extremely reliable speeds that is scalable from 5Mbps to 500Mbps. This service is a great value to businesses that have intensive bandwidth needs and require a simple, managed, reliable solution. Ultraspeed EFM utilizes redundant connections making it highly reliable and scalable.

ACD. Ultraspeed is an excellent solution for Wide-Area-Networks!

This service is provided from our central offices, similar to DSL service, however, the service is much more powerful and redundant than DSL service, and is based upon different technology. You can examine our coverage area here. For bundled service, please click here.

ACD UltraSpeed EFM service is extremely reliable, and is directly connected to our fiber network. Your connection is fully monitored and maintained from our Network Operations Command Center, there is no question that your connection will be reliable.

This service can provide the data layer for IP protocol based phone service, including, SIP phone service, iPBX Hosted Phone Service, and PRI Service. ACD's network provides full Quality of Service, enabling zero packet loss.

UltraSpeed Pricing - Bundle with Phone and Save
UltraSpeed Internet Up to 16Mbps/2Mbps Speed Internet$59.95*
UltraSpeed Internet Up to 35Mbps/3Mbps Speed Internet$99.95*
UltraSpeed Internet Up to 50Mbps/10Mbps Speed Internet$189.95*
UltraSpeed Internet Up to 100Mbps/10Mbps Speed Internet$369.95*
UltraSpeed Internet Up to 50Mbps/50Mbps Speed Internet$Call*
UltraSpeed Internet Up to 100Mbps/100Mbps Speed Internet$Call*
UltraSpeed Internet Up to 200Mbps/200Mbps+ Speed Internet$Call*
*Speeds are distance sensitive Pricing is for example only and includes a certain amount of copper loops which may not be able to obtain full bandwidth. For more information click here.
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Comparision of ACD High Capacity Ethernet First Mile (EFM) Services
Product Name
UltraSpeed NewGen Asymmetric
UltraSpeed NewGen Symmetric
UltraSpeed NewGen2 Asymmetric
UltraSpeed Ethernet g.shdsl.bis
Ultraspeed ADSL2+ Bonded
Phone Company "Business DSL"
Cable "Business Service"
Get Performance Data
They don't know!
They don't know!
Download Speed
Up to 100mb/s
Up to 50mb/s
Up to 165mb/s
Up to 40mb/s
Up to 50mb/s
1.544mb/s upload and download. Up to 8 Bonded together
Up to 15mb/s
Up to 16mb/s
Upload Speed
Up to 10mb/s
Up to 50mb/s
Up to 23mb/s
Up to 40mb/s
Up to 3mb/s
1.544mb/s upload and download per T1. Up to 8 bonded.
1.5mb/s
Up to 3mb/s
Usage Caps
None
None
None
None
None
None
150gb usage cap

250gb usage cap

Proactive Monitoring and Repair
No
No
No
No
24 by 7 by 365 Emergency Repair and Dispatch
Yes - Equipment Replacement Included
Yes - Equipment Replacement Included
Yes - Equipment Replacement Included
Yes - Equipment Replacement Included
Yes - Equipment Replacement Included
Yes - Equipment Replacement Included
No
No
No
No
Guaranteed Link Speeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No - Your speeds can be slowed down by high use of your neighbors.
Quality of Service
Yes - Built in
Yes - Built in
Yes - Built in
Yes - Built in
Yes - Built in
Yes - Built in
No
Usually not available - depends on service package
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Sometimes - Additional fees
Online Traffic Graphing
Yes - No Charge
Yes - No Charge
Yes - No Charge
Yes - No Charge
Yes - No Charge
Yes - No Charge
No
No
Phone Service Available
Yes - Up to 100 lines
Yes - Up to 100 lines
Yes - Up to 100 lines
Yes - Up to 100 lines
Yes - Up to 12 lines
Yes - Up to 24 lines per T1
Yes, line sharing only
Yes - Limited to 8 lines
OSPF Load-sharing
Available
Available
Available
Available
Available
Available
No
No
Yes - Backbone grade circuit
Yes - Backbone grade circuit
Yes - backbone grade circuit
Yes - backbone grade circuit
No
Yes - backbone grade circuit
No
No
 
Example Network Setup for EFM Service
 
Performance Specifications for ACD Ultraspeed Ethernet
 
Comparison chart
This chart is an estimate based upon distance from the central office.
 
Comparison chart
This chart is an estimate based upon distance from the central office to obtain loop length go to our loop length estimator.
 
Comparison chart
This chart is an estimate based upon distance from the central office. To obtain loop length go to our loop length estimator.
 
Comparison chart
This chart is an estimate based upon distance from the central office. To obtain loop length go to our loop length estimator.
 
Comparison chart
This chart is an estimate based upon distance from the central office. To obtain loop length go to our loop length estimator.
 
Comparison chart
This chart is an estimate based upon distance from the central office. To obtain loop length go to our loop length estimator.