Metro Wavelengths

We can provide an optical wavelength network across diverse paths between our London data-centres.

Metro Wavelengths in Manchester

We are able to offer diverse wavelengths in Manchester:

  • Equinix MA1 (Williams House)
  • Equinix MA2 (Reynolds House)

We are also able to offer wavelengths to:

  • M247 Ball Green DC1 and DC2

Metro Wavelengths in London

We are able to offer diverse wavelengths in London:

  • Telehouse North (Docklands)
  • Telehouse West (Docklands)
  • Telehouse East (Docklands)
  • Interxion LON1/LON2/LON3 (Hanbury Street)

For each DWDM wavelength (both “east” and “west” directions) we charge £150 setup per site, and £150 per month per site. Customers would need to supply their own optics to the channel specified by FAELIX, or we can source and bill on the required optics for you.

We can also offer non-diverse DWDM wavelengths between Telehouse campus buildings for £500 setup, and £150 per month. Again, you would need to supply your own DWDM optics for your assigned channel.

Pricing excludes cross-connects to our racks in each location, and excludes VAT.

Data-centre backhaul

Data-centre backhaul

We offer data-centre backhaul using circuits or wavelength services to provide low latency connectivity

IP transit

IP transit

We offer transit and ethernet services in several Manchester and UK data-centres, helping you cross-connect for extra carrier diversity

Internet Exchange Points

Internet Exchange Points

Internet exchanges bring networks closer together, improve reliability and stability of serivce, while keeping the cost of Internet access competitive.

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