Finding DS1, DS3 or Business Class Cable or DSL service in your area can be a challenge. If you don't know the providers you would likely start with your local phone company (and likely get a horrible deal). When searching for a service it's important to know which providers have POP's (Point of Presence) in your area but for some reason service providers don't like to reveal this information.
If a DS1 line is in your near future, take the guesswork out of your search and contact a broker. Brokers are able to contact numerous providers in the time it would take you to have a conversation with one or two providers that may not even offer service in your area. Want a line for under $500? Let your broker know this and he or she will know to point you only in the direction of such companies that offer a service at this price.
We recommend the use of brokers in the search for service and we also recommend using a broker to sign up for your service. Many people believe they can "beat the system" by contacting a broker to get pricing and other information as quickly as possible and will then go straight to the carrier believing they can get better service. This "end-run" process is actually a good way to cut yourself out of some of the biggest advantages of having a broker. Brokers don't mark up the price of services. They offer the same price you would get if you did go direct to the company. Often, you will be quoted a higher price rate!
The advantage of ordering through a broker is that you will get a second channel of customer service and current information on promotions and price breaks. If the company is not performing to expectation you will always be able to go back to your broker who puts a significant volume through the carrier. A broker is much more likely to get the companies attention and have your problem solved.
As your broker, our job is to find the right service provider for you. This involves assessing your needs, matching those needs with the provider’s capabilities, and negotiating the lowest line rate possible. ECS Telecom / Low T1 Rates is a worldwide full service telecommunications services provider. ECS Telecom helps businesses find the best carrier services at the best prices. We strive to understand our client's critical business systems and applications and what services work best with those systems and application requirements, not just sell you bandwidth. Check out our real-time rate quote tool! We will save you money on services - Guaranteed!
We will negotiate the best service and be here during the ordering, provisioning and during the entire length of term. Contact your Account Executive to add features, increase bandwidth or even add additional offices or phone lines to your existing circuit. Service, Commitment and Support!
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