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Metro Ethernet services vary from provider to provider, but the most commonly requested and provided metro ethernet services are:

• Metro Ethernet private line
Is a point to point data transport service. Within metro Ethernet terminology is capable of delivery to the customer as a user network interface. The provider may offer and price this service based on achievable bandwidth and perhaps price the service based on distance. The customer can connect either routers or switches, or even computers.

Mains concepts

Metro Ethernet is a computer network that serve a metropolitan area and that is based on the Ethernet standard. It is frequently used as a metropolitan access network to subscribers and businesses to a larger service network or the internet. Enterprises also can use metro Ethernet to connect branch offices to their own intranet. Metro Ethernet offers reliability, scalability and bandwidth management superior to most proprietary networks, is faster, easier and cost effective.