Speakeasy Broadband Service

Speakeasy offers two classes of broadband service, for business and residential users. Both ensure that you enjoy true broadband access to the Internet, while giving you the best value for your actual requirements.

Speakeasy understands the special Internet access requirements that companies often face. That is why it is the broadband of choice for the discerning small business customer. With fast, reliable, always-on connectivity, Speakeasy Broadband allows businesses to customize their networks, free of unnecessary rules and restrictions. Need to connect a network with multiple operating systems? Need to run your own servers? Need a service provider that offers excellent ping times and 99.9% uptime? Speakeasy's Business Solutions are competitively priced, comprehensive solutions that help improve your company's bottom line by maximizing efficiency.

Speakeasy also understands the special Internet access requirements of residential users such as gamers and technical users, offering special packages for them.

Service Comparison

 
T1
SDSL
IDSL
ADSL
Product Description checkmark Business Class Service
checkmark Fastest and most robust
checkmark Broad availability
checkmark Business Class Service
checkmark Stable
checkmark T1 speeds
checkmark Reliable product with SLA’s
checkmark Best where no other service is available
checkmark Best Effort Service
checkmark Mostly used in residential
environments
What service is right for the customer Ideal for business users. Speakeasy can install faster than any other company usually within 14 days. Best for SMB and road warriors who require access to business applications. A "reach" product usually offered where no other technology is available. Ideal for residential users who do not require fast upload speeds. Limited by distance to a max of 15K feet.
Speed Synchronous service. Full bi- directional speed. Synchronous service. Full bi-directional speed. Synchronous service. 144k only. Asynchronous (downloading is faster than uploading).
Service Level Agreement (SLA) checkmark SLA's are 99.99% of the advertised speed
checkmark 99.9% Uptime
checkmark 4 hr. Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
checkmark Guaranteed at 80% of the advertised speed
checkmark 99.9% Uptime
checkmark 24 hr. Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
checkmark Guaranteed at 80% of the advertised speed
checkmark 24 hr. Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
checkmark Best effort service with no SLA for repairs
Duplex checkmark T1 technology delivers 2 copper pairs allowing dedicated lines for both upload and download.
checkmark Full duplex
checkmark Dedicated line
checkmark Symmetric service but on a single line
checkmark Half duplex
checkmark Dedicated line
Symmetric service at 144k both ways
checkmark Half duplex
checkmark Shares the line with the telephone (but does not interfere with calls)
checkmark Asymmetric speeds with faster download and slower uploads
Bridged or routed Fully routed connection with up to 32 IP addresses. Fully routed connection with up to 32 IP addresses. Fully routed connection with up to 32 IP addresses. Bridged connection with up to 8 static IPs but limited to 10 IP's total.
General Availability Can be provisioned under most conditions. Will only run over copper (phone lines) and limited by distance. Runs over copper but can be provisioned over a greater distance. Will only run over copper (phone lines) and limited by distance.