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Ethernet Access Direct (EAD)

Ethernet Access Direct (EAD)

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Our highest performance connectivity option.

Great For

  • Multi-site Businesses

    Multi-site Businesses

  • Business Grade SLA

    Business Grade SLA

  • Scalable Up To 10Gb

    Scalable Up To 10Gb

  • Mid-sized and Large

    Mid-sized and Large


  • Flexibility to support the growth of your customers businesses, with services of up to 10Gb

  • Meets your customers’ higher bandwidth requirements now and in the future

  • The best SLA fix time within our Ethernet portfolio

  • Provided on a dedicated fibre from the premise to the exchange, with no shared backhaul

  • Local access to more Ethernet Access Direct exchanges than any other provider, enabling you and TalkTalk Business to provide great value across a wide footprint

  • Great 3 year deals that reduce your CapEx

  • Supports all internet and MPLS services

Ethernet Access Direct (EAD)

At TalkTalk Business, we pride ourselves on providing reliable, scalable Ethernet Access Direct (EAD) solutions to business Partners of all sizes. With services of up to 10GB, our highly resilient and flexible EAD product will help you to support the growth of your customers and improve the standard of service you offer. Also, the size of our network means that we can provide lower access costs to our Partners. In turn, this makes it easier for you to gain a competitive advantage.

We offer a 5-hour fix time service level agreement for EAD, which is the best in our Ethernet portfolio. In addition, this service is provided on a dedicated fibre from the exchange to the premises, meaning no shared backhaul. We know that your customers need to be connected around the clock, so we provide 24/7 support from UK-based business Ethernet experts.

With more than two decades of experience supporting business Partners and helping them to expand their portfolios and grow their margins, we know what really matters to you. If you think we may have a solution to suit your needs and would like further information about our EAD, simply contact our expert team.

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The Details


We understand that your customers need to be online for their customers and employees. We’re here to ensure they’re always connected with our 24/7 UK based business experts.


We offer a 5 hour fix time SLA for Ethernet Access Direct.


10, 20, 30, 40, 50 or 100Mbps on a 100Mb circuit.

100, 200, 300, 500Mps or 1Gbps on a 1Gb circuit.

1Gbps, 2Gbps, 3Gbps, 5Gbps and 10Gbps on a 10Gb circuit.


Pricing is made up of the cost of the bearer circuit and required bandwidth. Should the customer require more bandwidth only that element is changed.


Ethernet Access Direct has a range of resiliency options for second circuits including designs to prevent single points of failure within ground based ducts.


100Mb and 1Gb EAD Circuits are available on a 1 or 3 Year Contract.

10Gb Circuit Contract Terms are available on request.

Lead Times

As it’s hugely dependant on your customer’s site it can take from 40 days to over 100. TalkTalk Business can set expectations at the point of order.

Our network in numbers


Fibre ethernet exchanges