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Why go wireless?

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Because the solution is wireless, we can create bespoke circuits to meet your bandwidth requirements.

We can deploy wireless equipment as dedicated last mile solutions with no contention. And because we entirely own our own network, there is no dependence upon BT, Virgin or any other legacy fibre provider. It’s time to be free.

How does it work?

Our wireless connections are serviced by high-rise Point of Presence (PoP) sites that ensure maximum coverage for the urban areas in which our network operates. Connectivity is always reliant upon line of sight from your building to one of our PoPs. We can confirm the feasibility of providing a service by performing a free survey.

We can install the connection in as little as 5 days (subject to landlord approval). On receipt of order, our expert operations team will arrange for the installation to be carried out. A small radio dish will be installed on the exterior of the building; the location will be agreed with the building owner or landlord in advance. From here, the appropriate feeder cables will be run to the IT or Server room, or another location as required. Here, it is presented using an Ethernet RJ45 interface unless otherwise specified.

How does this improve on fibre?

Wireless connections offer all the benefits of fibre – such as low latency and high availability – but there are a host of additional features that make the M247 wireless connection more attractive than a standard fibre circuit:

Superfast delivery – we can install a circuit within 5 working days of receiving an order – that’s about a tenth of the time it takes to install a typical fibre line. With Wireless, our expert engineers will come to your site, fit a dish to your building, present the Ethernet connection into your office…and you’re good to go. It’s that simple. No planning permission, no disruption, no delays.

Cost savings over fibre circuits – Wireless is based upon a fixed price model, unlike Fibre for which price is dependent upon location. The further you are from a fibre access point, the more expensive and disruptive a subterranean line becomes. Wireless is location agnostic because the data is carried between two points via an aerial signal which doesn’t lose performance over distance. Its good news all round.

Industry leading support – your service will be backed by unparalleled service level guarantees and the kind of resilience that BT and other legacy network operators simply can’t match.

Scalability – We can often upgrade customers to a higher bandwidth rate remotely and in near real-time. Why wait?

Flexibility – As the circuit is delivered over the airwaves, it is easy to relocate should you move site.

No Contention – All our connections are un-contended symmetrical leased lines all the way from your building to the point of lay off inside the World Wide Web.

But is it less secure?

No, in fact a wireless IP connection is arguably more secure than a fibre connection. Wireless uses proprietary frequency-hopping algorithms that are unique to the customer’s ingress and egress points to and from the M247 Network. The algorithms are completely alien to any equipment that isn’t part of the network, making the interpretation of data being carried between two points of presence impossible.

On top of that, encryption is also used all of which makes wireless the most secure way to transmit data.

Is it less dependable than fibre?

Absolutely not. Because M247  owns its own network, we’re able to offer an unrivalled service level commitment of 99.95% uptime, as well as a 4-hour fix service. M247 has only ever used the latest and best network technology. We constantly monitor every aspect of our network to ensure that it performs reliably, always.

Our staff to analyse unusual events, diagnose problems promptly and take corrective action remotely – usually before customers are affected or aware of any network errors. Our constant monitoring and management of our network means that we can provide a much more proactive level of service than any other network operator.

What guarantees can you provide?

Our proactive network management approach means that we can confidently offer a more robust service guarantee than any other network operator. You will receive:

  • A 99.95% Service Level Agreement (SLA) for network uptime
  • A 4-hour commitment to fix

And that’s a promise.

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