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When high-performance, cost-effective and secure data transmission is necessary for your business to perform at its peak level, then the best option for your internet access is QNET's Frame Relay. Our Frame Relay service varies in price and speed and the table below outlines all your options. To find out how Frame Relay works scroll down to the information tables.

(Frame Relay requires a router. You can purchase this on your own or through QNET. We recommend the CISCO 1601 router with an internal DSU/CSU).

Service Levels
Setup Fee
(1 Year Term)
Monthly Fee
(1 Year Term)
Setup Fee
(3 Year Term)
Monthly Fee
(3 Year Term)
128/128 Kbps
$199.00
$225.00
$0.00
$125.00
256/256 Kbps
$199.00
$265.00
$0.00
$165.00
384/384 Kbps
$199.00
$295.00
$0.00
$195.00
1544/384 Kbps (Burstable T1) - Upgradable to higher service level without telco intervention
$199.00
$450.00
$0.00
$325.00
1544/768 Kbps (Burstable T1) - Upgradable to higher service level without telco intervention
$199.00
$500.00
$0.00
$365.00
1544/1544 Kbps (Full T1)
$199.00
$595.00
$0.00
$395.00
Prices are for internet access only. You will be billed separately by your local telephone company for the Frame Relay Port and Local Loop. Combined billing is available upon request.



How Does Frame Relay Work?

At speeds of DS0 (56/64 kbps) through DS3 (44.736 Mbps), Frame Relay Service give you access through both User Network Interfaces (UNIs) and Network-to-Network Interfaces (NNIs). By adding frame relay capability to existing networks, you can increase data throughput while reducing the need to add dedicated private lines.

Why Frame Relay?
  • It's a competitively priced data communications platform
  • It provides data transport to any location in the continental US
  • You can define multiple channels
  • It carries most protocol traffic types
  • Price is not distance or mileage sensitive
  • It's reliable and flexible
Do I Need Frame Relay?

You can benefit from Frame Relay if your applications include:

  • Host-to-host communications
  • LAN-to-LAN communications
  • E-mail and file transfers
  • Telecommuting
  • Linking of remote office workers
  • Private line replacement
  • Multi-user Internet access
  • PBX to PBX communications

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