Integrated Access

Integrated Access

The Power Of High-Speed Digital Transport and Dynamically Allocated Bandwidth on the Same Circuit

Integrated Access provides a simple solution that combines both voice and data over the same circuit. Additional features are integrated into the product to assist in running your business more efficiently. Competitively priced, Integrated Access allows you to transition from standard telephone service to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) without the need to replace your current telephony equipment. With dynamically allocated voice bandwidth on demand, you have the opportunity to build a solid, stable communications foundation that will grow with your expanding business needs and provide the competitive edge to succeed in the marketplace.

Description

Integrated Access is provided over a T-1 circuit that can be used to transfer data, access the Internet and have real-time, two-way voice calls via IP. It is designed to meet the voice and data needs of single and multi-location businesses. You can make off-net local toll, domestic long distance and international calls to end users on the public switched telephone network (PSTN) as a low-cost option. Also available are popular calling features like caller ID, voice mail and e-mail. Additionally, calls between users on the CenturyLink VoIP network are at no additional charge, which is a powerful feature that delivers savings on calls between your locations and your business partners. CenturyLink delivers all of this as a robust nationwide offering, providing your business with the tools and support for all of your communications needs.

Features

  • Consolidation of multiple traffic types over the same circuit.
  • Supports data speeds of 1.5 Mbps and 3.0 Mbps.
  • Up to 46 Integrated Access voice lines available per T-1 circuit with compression.
  • Real-time dynamically allocated bandwidth between voice and data channels.
  • Unlimited local and on-net calling.
  • Customizable feature configurations to meet your daily needs.
  • Termination to existing PBX or key system equipment.
  • Selectable voice mail capabilities.
  • Customer portal to manage hunt-group feature changes.

Benefits

  • Simple solution—Local, long distance, international voice, and data services from one provider.
  • Cost savings—Single and multiple business locations benefit from this technology and reduce overall communication costs. By leveraging your current investments in existing private branch exchange (PBX) and key system equipment, you have the flexibility to spend in other essential areas of your business.
  • Pivotal product for advanced technologies—CenturyLink can provide an integrated solution that meets your specific needs using a flexible IP network. The service also provides a foundation to move your business to higher-end products.
  • Increased efficiency—Management of both voice and data telecommunications needs is bundled into one technology.

How It Works

Integrated Access uses VoIP technology to provide dynamically allocated bandwidth between voice and data in real time. The offering is an IP-based solution that integrates local and long-distance voice with Internet access on the same circuit. VoIP technology gives customers the advantage of using the entire circuit for Internet access when phones are not in use. The CenturyLink technology management team has built thresholds within the product to ensure high IP quality, regardless of the number of voice lines in use.

Why Buy From CenturyLink?

  • Network technology—Tier 1 carrier-class network.
  • Breadth of the product—CenturyLink has a nationwide footprint to meet all your business needs, wherever you are.
  • Reliable account team service—CenturyLink has an extensive infrastructure and abundant support/resources to provide a stable solution.
  • Extensive product integration—CenturyLink's full portfolio of services can be your single-source solution.
  • CenturyLink Nationwide IP Network—Service is carried over CenturyLink's nationwide IP network. As a frontrunner in VoIP provisioning, CenturyLink will prepare you to move into the future.

Other Products Available From CenturyLink

In addition to Integrated Access, CenturyLink has an array of products to meet your needs, including the following:

  • Managed Firewall—VPN-Uses best-in-breed encryption and security solutions for your IP traffic.
  • Managed VoIP—The next step within the VoIP product family-this service increases bandwidth and adds features to your current configuration through handsets and a customer portal.
  • Internet Port—Provides a full port for public IP traffic. Service is available in a wide range of bandwidths to accommodate a diverse range of requirements.
  • Private Port—Provides a fully-secured multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) port with advanced queuing methods to prioritize your voice, video and any other data applications. Prioritization is managed by selecting the template that works best for the application from 13 quality of service (QoS) templates.

Integrated Access is available to business customers in select areas across the continental U.S. Minimum one-year term commitment required. Early termination charges may apply. Monthly charge based on configuration selected. Long-distance charges are additional. Additional equipment may be required. Other restrictions may apply. Call for availability and complete details.