GEA uses the existing broadband and Ethernet network infrastructure to provide a cost effective Ethernet based managed solution. Similar to FTTC it involves running fibre optic cables from the Ethernet network to street cabinets which then connects to a standard phone line to deliver a managed service.
The traffic passes through an uncontended network however minimises installation costs and lead times.
GEA (Generic Ethernet Access), is one of the leased-line options you can talk to Missing Link about, GEA is a cost effective type of business broadband connection that brings high speed web access to any company through the use of Ethernet Fibre.
Generic Ethernet Access is one of the best types of business broadband on the market right now, mainly because it places more emphasis on a higher download speed rather than uploading. With GEA, you will typically be able to lease lines and achieve a speed between 2-20 MBPS depending on the provider and the plan you are opting for.