Optimum Lightpath, a market leader in Ethernet-based communication solutions for New York metropolitan area businesses, introduced an Ethernet-based Virtual Private Ring Service (VPRS) for businesses.

Companies with three or more locations can now experience Metro Ethernet-based, high-speed communications over their own dedicated network. With this advanced VPRS offering, Optimum Lightpath enables smart businesses to enjoy the benefits of reduced costs, simplified billing and outstanding customer care by leveraging shared bandwidth and bundled communications services.
VPRS is a fully resilient, business-dedicated Layer 2 access service that delivers 500 megabit, 1000 megabit and 10 gigabit connectivity to businesses in the New York metropolitan area. By delivering dedicated Ethernet-based fiber-to-the-business, VPRS interconnects each site, offering businesses multiple services across a dedicated amount of bandwidth. It also affords businesses the flexibility to pay a flat fee per site vs. per connection or per mile. VPRS delivers low latency communications services, simplified billing, and soon, online self-provisioning and real-time reporting.

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