Internet Protocol

World-class Network with Comprehensive Access and Port Speed Options

The CenturyLink� Internet Protocol Service (IPS) offers your Agency a world-class IP backbone network plus a full complement of access and port speed options. CenturyLink� IPS is supported by our in-depth expertise gained from years of successful service delivery to a broad set of federal and commercial customers. Your Agency will find that CenturyLink� IPS is ideal for the seamless integration of your agency's service delivery point sites with a broad range of bandwidth requirements and a wide variety of access architectures. CenturyLink offers a full array if industry-leading features, capabilities, and interface requirements for Networx IPS customers.

Service quality

CenturyLink®  IPS is a highly reliable solution. CenturyLink uses industry leading, state-of-the-art carrier quality integrated IPS devices. Your Agency will benefit from high quality services derived from a stable, proven network platform.

  • CenturyLink consistently meets or exceeds the Networx contract's Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) metrics.
  • CenturyLink®  IPS is proactively monitored 24x7x365.
  • CenturyLink offers the additional capability of reporting statistical and alarm information directly to agencies via our Web-based reporting service, the Control Center Networx Portal.


  • Extensive public and private peering arrangements
  • Multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) fast reroute and IP core redundancy with privatization of secure domain Network Based IP-VPN Service
  • Global reach Primary and Secondary Domain Name Services
  • Comprehensive Managed Security Value-Added Services
  • Reliable, performance-based AQLs
  • Expert support to design, install and manage networks
  • Easy-to-manage Control Center Networx Portal
  • Ability to burst to port speed
  • Redundant world-class Network Operations Centers (NOCs)and Operation Support Systems


  • Enterprise-wide public IP data service that supports video, voice and data
  • Premises-Based Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network-enabled security for site-to-site IPSec-based VPN tunnels

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