Gigabit Seattle’s network will consist of multiple fiber rings that transect virtually all of the neighborhoods of our City. It then supports numerous microwave transmitter/receiver devices, positioned so that virtually every business and anchor institution in Seattle can have Broadband access with more creative service options.
Gigabit Seattle also includes wireless neighborhood clouds in many key areas of the City. More specifically, Gigabit Seattle will include:
1) Internet access services with symmetrical connection speeds up to 1,000 (1 Gigabit/1 Gbps). GB2 Seattle expect to offer the following service levels:
|Up to 20 Mbps||Up to 20 Mbps|
|Up to 50 Mbps||Up to 50 Mbps|
|Up to 100 Mbps||Up to 100 Mbps|
|Up to 250 Mbps||Up to 250 Mbps|
|Up to 500 Mbps||Up to 500 Mbps|
|Up to 1,000 Mbps||Up to 1,000 Mbps|
2) Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) compliant enterprise networking services at speeds up to 1 Gbps (up to 100 Gbps on an individual case basis). Services offered will include:
- Ethernet Private Line (EPL) for high speed dedicated connectivity between core network sites and between data centers citywide;
- Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) for high-speed, multipoint connections between core network sites and remote sites, trunk connections between voice over IP (VoIP) servers, etc.; and
- Ethernet LAN (E-LAN) for switched, local area network-like connectivity between sites dispersed throughout the City.
3) Next generation high-speed wireless service for mobile access to complement the FTTH/FTTB and enterprise networking services.