10Mbps for medium-sized businesses
THUS currently has around 2,200 Ethernet links to customers around the UK. With businesses using Gigabit or 100Mbps Ethernet backbones. Todays launch of an intermediate 10Mbps service should appeal to medium sized businesses.
The High Speed Internet Access over Ethernet service provides an unmetered 10Mbps connection using THUS's MPLS IP network.
MPLS networks are becoming more and more common, and generally offer much lower costs compared to traditional ATM based teleco connectivity. A big benefit that MPLS offers is control over quality of service, which allows a provider to ensure that voice or video traffic over a connection receives the appropriate priority.