Ethernet Services

MBC delivers a standard, incremental Ethernet transport service using established Ethernet transport technology. Our Ethernet interface is defined by the IEEE 802.3 standard. Ethernet physical media types include 10Base-T, 100Base-T, 1000Base-SX/LX, and 10GBase-x.

  • MBC operates multiple 400GB DWDM connection paths across the network providing access at major city locations and peering points
  • MBC utilizes technology from Infinera and Ciena to provide various speed level service offerings and deliver standards-based services
  • MBC provides a multi-terabyte research network with Virginia for the Mid-Atlantic Research Infrastructure Alliance (MARIA) with 100GB circuit capabilities

MBC provisions the following speeds on its Virginia Network (dedicated bandwidth):

– 10MB, 20MB, 50MB, 100MB, 200MB, 300MB, 400MB, 500MB, 600MB, 700MB, 800MB, 900MB, 1000MB – 

– 1 GB, 2.5GB, 10 GB –

– DS3, OC3, OC12, OC48, OC192 –

 MBC provisions the following speeds on its Long Haul Network:

– 1GB, 2.5 GB, 10GB –

 Additional speeds and services available upon request.

Optical Transport Services

Optical Transport Services include Wavelength, Native Ethernet, and Sonet/TDM services.