Private Line: Metro

Connect Locations within a Local Area with High-Quality, Reliable, and Cost-Effective Metro Private Line Service

Reliable, cost-effective local connectivity is crucial for supporting multiple locations within a metro area. CenturyLink™ Metro Private Line Service provides the bandwidth you need for even the most demanding data, voice, video, and imaging applications—while helping you control costs through service multiplexing and flexible pricing. Point-to-point and multipoint dedicated private lines enable you to connect multi-tenant units (MTUs), carrier hotels, and points of presence (POPs) over CenturyLink metro fiber networks. Proven, self-healing SONET technology helps ensure uninterrupted availability and consistent service quality. Highly scalable, customized, and optimized for business performance, CenturyLink Metro Private Line Service helps you solve your local and last-mile bandwidth challenges easily and cost-effectively.

CenturyLink Metro Private Line Service Features

  • Proven, all-fiber SONET networks deployed in self-healing ring configurations
  • Dedicated, highly-protected bandwidth with scalable capacity from DS-1 to OC-192
  • Fast provisioning possible due to scalable infrastructure
  • Tamper-resistant fiber optic circuits
  • Up to 99.999 percent (On-Net) and 99.95 percent (Off-Net) network availability SLA
  • Fast installation and repair intervals
  • Optional fully redundant customer interface cards
  • 24/7/365 superior customer support by the world-class CenturyLink network operations center

CenturyLink Metro Private Line Service Benefits

  • Create your own custom metro solution for a wide variety of applications
  • Expand flexibly and cost-effectively to meet changing requirements
  • Reduce cost through flexible pricing, including discounted term and volume contract options
  • Enjoy reliable service and availability through proven SONET technology
  • Protect your business through intrusion detection and tamper-resistant fiber optic circuits
  • Achieve economies of scale by installing and maintaining one high-speed OC-n line for several multiplexed voice, data, and video services, rather than multiple DS-1 or DS-3 lines for individual services

How CenturyLink Metro Private Line Service Works

CenturyLink Metro Private Line is a stand-alone service available in SONET metropolitan area networks (MANs) in 27 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs). Local loop access to connect a customer premises to the CenturyLink network is handled under CenturyLink Local Access. Minimum one-year term of commitment required. Recurring and nonrecurring charges vary depending on term commitment, circuit and city. Service is offered in bandwidths of 1.544 megabits per second (Mbps) (DS-1), DS-3, OC-3, OC-12, OC-48, and OC-192.

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