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Identifying Your Best Bandwidth Service Provider for Multi- or Single-Location Projects

By Matt Clark - President, MasterStream ERP on Jun 17, 2022 9:15:00 AM

These days, with the amount of competition that plays out between different telecom companies, it can be a struggle to find the right bandwidth provider. There are so many different factors that determine the right provider, which leaves many searchers unsure about next steps.

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6 Things You Need to Know About On-Net and Off-Net Buildings

By Matt Clark - President, MasterStream ERP on May 6, 2021 12:00:00 AM

When connecting customers to the best service options at their address, the difference between on-net and off-net buildings can be a big one. Service packages and the overall configure price quote (CPQ) process need to know whether any telecom services are on-net at a given location, whether it’s a carrier you represent or a competitor in the local market.

For our purposes in this article, “on-net” refers to a carrier that owns network facilities at a particular location. “Off-net” refers to a solution provider that connects the location to their own network by purchasing the network facility through a supplier relationship.

Many consumers and businesses may not think about on-net versus off-net properties when choosing a location, but the availability of these services can have a big impact on both the services and service package pricing that makes sense for these customers. Here are six things you should know about the differences between on-net and off-net buildings.

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