Backhaul Extension Services (BES)

27 Nov 2021

BES give you a high-speed, permanently connected point-to-point data circuit that’s available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Use it for a secure link between your site and an exchange, or between two exchanges as a daisy chain.


This product isn’t available to new customers

We stopped selling it on 1 June 2011. And we’re ending support for it on 31 March 2021. We’ve replaced it with Ethernet Access Direct (EAD).

Help and support

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