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Serving broadband to businesses in South Holland, Illinois since 2002.
South Holland Illinois metro ethernet providers

How does Ethernet compare?

Service Speed (mbps) Average
Price
Price
per Meg
DS1 (T1) 1.54 $350 $233.32
DS3 45 $3,000 $66.67
Ethernet over Copper 10 $552 $55.20
Fast Ethernet 100 $2,100 $21.00
Gigabit Ethernet 1000 $5,500 $5.50

In Their Own Words:

"As the head of IT, it is my job to make sure that our enterprise has enough bandwidth to function efficiently. When we outgrew our T1 line I knew that we were going to be looking at either a bonded T1 of fractional DS3. Thankfully I found this web site and learned that I could get an XO Ethernet over copper 10MB connection for under $1000. It wasn't too long ago that just 1.5BM cost about that same amount!"
Richard Browne

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Is this lookup tool free?

Yes. We do not require that you pay a fee to access this information - however, we do require that you purchase service through us if you decide to buy. We are compensated from the participating carriers when you order through us, which pays for the development and maintenance of this web site.

Can I order Ethernet service online?

Not yet. Even if our Metro Ethernet lookup tool shows you are in an On-Net building, we must still go through a manual check on both pricing and service availability. However, know that our Ethernet Experts are here to assist you with every step of the process.


How does this tool work?
  1. Enter your street address in the form above.
  2. A map with markers will be displayed. That tells you that how many buildings have been "lit" by the major telecom service providers in your area.
  3. Enter your contact information, such as your phone number, email address, our staff of Ethernet service experts will contact you about the services.

Why is Metro Ethernet Important to South Holland Illinois Businesses?

When South Holland Illinois businesses connect to the Internet, they are in essence accessing the ISP's network by way of a Local Loop provided by the Local Phone Company, as illustrated below:

Regular SONET

"Regular" (or SONET) connections include DS1, (T1), Bonded DS1, DS3 (T3), Frame Relay, and OCX. Each service actually requires the cooperation of the two companies between you and the Internet (the Local Phone Company and your ISP). Having two companies in between you and the Internet adds cost to the equation, not to mention multiple points of failure.

Connecting directly to your ISP is obviously ideal in that it reduces cost and increases the amount of speed your ISP can provide. Ethernet technology allows business to "plug" directly in to their ISP of choice providing that the customer is within a close physical proximity to the ISP's access point, or what we call "Lit Building". Using Ethernet, your connection to the Internet will look like this:

Ethernet Connection

Ethernet technology makes it possible for businesses who reside close to the physical Lit Buildings of ISPs to hop directly on to their networks. The ISP is then able to control the quality of the customer's LAN connection to the outside world, or to other points within the network.

How is this tool valuable?

The GeoQuote Ethernet locator is valuable for people or business who are looking to:
  • substantially upgrade their current broadband connections.
  • move into a building with existing carrier facilities.
  • find a carrier who provides QoS (Quality of Service) guarantees. Since the carrier you select is in complete control of your connection, it is much easier for them to provide QoS.
  • establish a direct relationship with a provider without the local Bell in the equation.
  • gather information that will be helpful in the planning stages of broadband deployment for a new real-estate development.