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

Control network usage and costs

Voice, video, and data transmission

Speeds that save time and money

DS3

Cost-effective

Highly reliable

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 includes:

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
  • 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:

    DS1

  • Able to handle data streams ranging from voice to full-color images and video, enabling a wide variety of applications
  • 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
  • Able to handle data streams ranging from voice to full-color images and video, enabling a wide variety of applications
  • 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:
    Download the ASR Business Rules

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