Private Line International

Meet Fast-Changing Global Communications Requirements with Secure, High-Performance International Private Lines

Global expansion can come at a high cost to your business if it means patching together, managing, and paying for a complex array of international networks from multiple providers—and hoping your communications systems remain reliable and secure however and wherever your data travels. CenturyLink International Private Line Services provide a single, cost-effective solution for connectivity between the United States and major cities throughout Europe and Asia. A private, end-to-end connection keeps your communications system up and running with the speed, power, flexibility, and bandwidth required for today's key business applications. Multi-layered security prevents unauthorized users from accessing your enterprise information. Instead of managing multiple providers, CenturyLink provides a single point of contact and a single bill, in a single currency and language, for all your service needs. Simplifying international connectivity while lowering total cost of ownership, International Private Line lets you grow more efficiently wherever your business takes you.

International Private Line Services Features

  • Tamper-resistant fiber optic synchronous optical network (SONET) and synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH)-protected circuits
  • Up to 99.95% availability service level agreement (SLA) for point-of-presence (POP)-to-POP protected service
  • Simplified troubleshooting through single-circuit monitoring
  • Seamless high-speed upgrades for DS-1 and DS-3 circuits
  • Unified, fixed-amount billing for global connectivity

International Private Line Services Benefits

  • Enhances security and restorability with fiber optic SONET and SDH-protected circuits
  • Supports reliability through high standards of accuracy and system availability, including up to 99.95% availability SLA for POP-to-POP protected service
  • Speeds problem diagnosis by allowing you to monitor a single circuit rather than multiple dedicated lines
  • Provides the flexibility to expand transmission capabilities to meet changing requirements
  • Allows multiple DS-1s and DS-3s to be upgraded to high-speed services quickly and easily
  • Improves cost-effectiveness with competitively priced solutions specifically designed to meet your requirements
  • Simplifies budgeting with fixed-amount billing, eliminating the sudden increases associated with variable-cost plans

How International Private Line Services Works

CenturyLink International Private Line Services provides international connectivity between the United States and major cities around the world. Asia-bound circuits pass through CenturyLink's West Coast gateway for trans-Pacific transport and termination on the CenturyLink AsiaLink® network. The AsiaLink® Private Line Services network includes coverage for Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo. CenturyLink also offers Private Line services to Europe and to additional countries around the world through strategic relationships. Service into these locations is provided to CenturyLink by third party Global Service Providers that have award-winning global networks and long-standing business relationships with CenturyLink. Service is available to all destinations at DS-1 (1.5 Mbps) and DS-3 (45 Mbps) levels. To Europe and Asia, service is also available at the E-1 (2 Mbps) level. To many destinations, OC-3/STM-1 (155 Mbps) speeds are also available. Intra-Europe services include E-1 and DS-3. OC-12/STM-4 (622 Mbps) speeds are available to certain destinations on an individual case basis. Availability of speeds varies by service location.

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