Internet Port

Deliver Cost-Effective Enterprise Communications with CenturyLink IQ Internet Port

To maximize the agility of your virtual enterprise, you need to be able to deliver reliable high-speed Internet access to your branch offices and mobile employees while controlling costs. CenturyLink IQ™ Internet Port service provides scalable Internet connectivity at industry-leading customer access speeds, customized to meet your needs, from supporting high-volume e-mail and application hosting, to e-commerce applications and multimedia streaming, to integrated customer premises equipment (CPE) solutions, international connectivity, and integrated management services. CenturyLink Network Management Service(NMS), included as as standard feature with CenturyLink IQ Internet Port, provides outside expertise to optimize the design and performance of your network without diverting resources from more strategic areas. Offered on a variety of billing plans to fit your business needs and your budget, CenturyLink IQ™ Internet Port service makes it simple for you to leverage the full capabilities of the Internet for your business.

Internet Access Port Features

  • OC-192/Nx10GigE IP network
  • Extensive peering arrangements
  • Multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) fast reroute and core redundancy
  • Comprehensive SLA
  • Flat-rate, Tiered and usage-sensitive billing
  • Control Center Web-based customer portal
  • 24/7 customer care
  • Best-of-breed Internet network partners around the world
  • Complete network monitoring and management through Network Management Service

Internet Access Port Benefits

  • Eliminates backbone congestion with a state-of-the-art global IP backbone
  • Accelerates access to content for users located domestically and around the world
  • Maximizes reliability through 50 ms network recovery time
  • Offers exceptional network performance and availability
  • Allows you to manage your own network configuration
  • Lets you meet both bandwidth and budgetary requirements with diverse billing options and competitive rates
  • Addresses your most demanding Internet needs through a full package of additional services

How CenturyLink IQ™ Internet Port Works

CenturyLink IQ nternet Port is a reliable and dedicated Internet access service over the advanced CenturyLink OC-192/Nx10GigE IP network, one of the most sophisticated networks available, which provides a complete range of services for various enterprise networking requirements, all engineered for minimal packet loss and network congestion. Customer care centers are available to support your needs 24/7. CenturyLink network operations centers (NOCs) have full visibility and control of the platform with 24-hour management and proactive notification when problems occur. CenturyLink Internet Ports are available with a variety of port speeds, ranging from 56 Kbps to 10 Gbps. The following port types are available in fractional or full access speeds:

  • Fractional DS-1 starting at 56 Kbps
  • DS-1 (1.544 Mbps)
  • NxDS-1 (3-12Mbps)
  • DS-3 (45 Mbps)
  • OC-N (155 Mbps and up)
  • Ethernet (10 Mbps)
  • Fast Ethernet (100 Mbps)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbps)
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10,000 Mbps)