FT1 delivers a compelling set of advantages to customers who need the quality, security, and performance of fiber-optic communications but whose applicatins can't cost-justify the use of a full T1 link.
FT1 lets you map bandwidth to specific needs, paying only for what you use, sometimes at huge savings over alternatives.
2-kb/s network with 14 nodes--five FT1 channels cost a fifth of a DS-1 circuit.
Another major advantage of FT1 is the ability it offers for fast, easy expansion of bandwidth to meet growth needs following initial installation of service.
The technical requirements for implementing basic FT1 service include: