Finding the Right T1 Provider
Telecommunications contracts can be much like a marriage and as we all know there are good and bad marriages. The fact is, when you enter into a telecommunications contract with a T1 provider for a reasonable amount of bandwidth or voice service, you will have to enter into a long term agreement. Telecommunications contracts for T1's and T3's usually range from 1 years to 3 years. Anything longer than a 3 year contract is usually only seen for very sizeable applications like OC3 and OC12 or complex frame relay connections with many nodes. While the duration of the contract will not be a problem if you have the right provider, the contract could prove very troublesome with the wrong provider.
We suggest using a broker to assist you through your options and show you the providers and services available in Cypress. A broker or independent agent can help reduce the time it takes you to shop around for a T1 provider by asking you the questions once and investigating multiple providers to get the service that is right for you. The agent helps avoid the bias you will receive when speaking with one vendor because the agent will be paid no matter which service you choose. As the agent doesn't work with a specific provider like AT&T or Sprint, he or she will not push you in that direction if they are not right for you.
Bear in mind that the T1 provider you decide on will be your partner for quite some time so take caution in your decision. The worst thing with being with a bad provider is the fact that it will impact your business. Dropped calls or an Internet connection that goes down can be devastating to a business. We discovered that the larger companies like AT&T and Sprint will release companies from long term contracts it if is shown that the voice or data T1 service was faulty on a regular basis, however the release from such a contract will not help recoup the damages of the lost calls and e-mails from the poor service. When shopping for a T1 provider we suggest using a broker and asking for referrals from current customers to give you an indication of what you can expect.
We are specialists in CA Fractional T1 Line. This page is a short list of the products specifically offered by T1Market in Cypress.
Going forward, our objective is to constantly enhance our product offerings. We now provide enterprise items typically utilized by bigger companies, namely: gigabit ethernet, MPLS network service, OC3, and cloud computing bandwidth delivered over a fiber optic backbone. Several of our carriers also offer complimentary managed Cisco routers for multi-year agreements. Mainly, our objective is to create a bond with you - our client - that will certainly last for years to come. Obtaining your trust is what we do here. Saving you cash on economical broadband services is exactly how we keep it.