F One Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM)

F One Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM)

EFM provides cost-effective access, delivered in half the time of fibre optic ethernet and without compromising quality or service levels. Delivered using up to eight copper pairs, EFM is inherently resilient ensuring business continuity and giving you the peace of mind to focus on running your business.

How does it work?

Customers connect to our extensive next generation network which is designed to deliver dedicated, low latency and high availability services, with N+1 resilience built into every level.

Is EFM suitable for my business?

Organisations of all sizes choose to use our ethernet services to meet a variety of needs. Here are some typical examples of how we can help:

  • Giving businesses with limited budgets the benefits of ethernet
  • Meeting the huge increases seen in bandwidth demand
  • Providing voice and data convergence to deliver cost savings and additional functionality
  • Giving the business the right platform for cloud-based services
  • Providing end-to-end delivery of large-scale IP telephony deployments where ISDN is too expensive and inflexible
The benefits of EFM
High-capacity and flexible connectivity

F One EFM delivers up to 35Mbps dedicated bandwidth. It's not only fast, it's flexible too as bandwidth can be upgraded when needed.

Dedicated and uncontended bandwidth

The high-availability and low-latency service provided by our national next generation network makes this the ideal connectivity for cloud-based services.

Voice and data convergence

Not only do you benefit from the significant cost savings of consolidating your voice and data to one connection, but also by buying with complete confidence from one of the market leaders in IP telephony.


Delivered using up to eight copper pairs terminated on to separate network equipment, the service is resilient by design and allows for business continuity.

24/7 monitoring and helpdesk

Our services are continuously monitored and supported to ensure consistency of service and immediate action where necessary.

Managed Cisco router

As we manage the router and the end-to-end service, any faults can be dealt with swiftly and effectively.

Service Level Agreement

Our comprehensive SLA covers delivery, performance, availability and time to fix, giving you the peace of mind to get on with running your business.

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How quickly can I have it?

F One EFM can be delivered in 30 working days

My business issues

Here are just some of the current business issues we encounter with our customers where we can really help.

We are looking to adopt cloud based services

Organisations of all sizes are already in the cloud (IP telephony, hosted applications like SharePoint or Salesforce and even remotely backing up individual PCs). But as this trend increases, so does the need for high-performance, reliable and fast connections. Our family of ethernet services provides businesses with this essential foundation.