Covad Communications Co. has announced the availability of higher-bandwidth access services as part of a broader transformation toward offering a full suite of access and network services.
The new Multiple Bonded T1 services are available to Covad’s wholesale partners. They will provide up to 6.0mbps of symmetrical bandwidth with no distance limitations to meet the broadband needs of small businesses and distributed enterprises, filling a need between T1 and DS3/Fractional DS3 offerings.
“The broadband market is moving towards higher bandwidth services, and Covad is committed to delivering a product portfolio that meets the market needs and helps our wholesale partners increase revenue,” said Brett Flinchum, chief operations officer at Covad. “Leveraging the proven reliability of T1 technology to deliver these services allows Covad to reach more businesses than competitors using alternative technologies, maximizing our partners’ revenue potential.”
Covad’s new higher bandwidth services are delivered over Covad’s nationwide MPLS network. The company said extensive automation simplifies ordering and accelerates installation to within 30 days. Covad also provides enterprise-class support, with assistance 24 hours a day to partners and customers from a specialized team of T1 experts.