Special Access Services

These dedicated point-to-point services provide a high-speed dedicated line that can transmit multiple streams of information. It can connect an end-user customer and a carrier or two end–user customer locations.


Special Access Services have various rate elements and associated discount plans. See your federal and state tariffs for detailed information.


DS1

DS3

  • Control network usage and costs
  • Voice, video, and data transmission
  • Cost-effective
  • Highly reliable
Speeds that save time and money High-Speed connectivity without high capital costs

For new orders, a contract is required. Please contact a FairPoint
Wholesale account manager to discuss your specific needs.

  • Benefits
  • Features
  • Supporting Materials

Benefits includes:

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DS1

  • Enables a variety of
    digital applications
    while providing control
    over network usage
    and costs
  • Nearly error-free voice,
    video and data
    transmission
  • Provides speeds that save
    time and money
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DS3

  • Cost-effective (special
    pricing programs)
  • Highly reliable
    (accelerates time-to-
    market)
  • High-speed connectivity
    without high capital
    costs
  • Nearly error-free voice,
    video and data
    transmission
  • Provides speeds that
    save time and money

Features includes:

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DS1

  • Able to handle data
    streams ranging from
    voice to full-color
    images and video,
    enabling a wide variety
    of applications
  • Almost 100%
    survivability with
    optional SONET ring
    (where available)
  • Flexibility to add
    channels as
    requirements change
  • Service Discount Plan
    Option provides easy
    service upgrades (for
    DS1) and portability
    features
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DS3

  • Capacity to handle data
    streams ranging from
    voice communications
    to full-color images and
    video, enabling a
    breadth of applications
  • Support for multiplexing
    of lower speed special
    access circuits
  • Almost 100%
    survivability with
    optional SONET ring
    (where available)
  • Flexibility to add
    channels as
    requirements change

Supporting Materials includes:

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