International Carrier Services

National and International Connections via a modern Fibernetwork

Vodafone is one of the largest fixed-line telecommunications providers in Germany and an early adaptor of state-of-the-art technology like MPLS (Multi Protocol Label Switching) for Virtual Private Networks. Vodafone's network exceeds 49,800 kilometers of fiber optic cable and provides ISDN to more than 900 German cities. Our backbone operates at up to 40 Gbit/s with an optimum number of interconnections to German fixed and mobile networks as well as to international destinations.

Vodafone offers extensive services for carriers

  • Leased Lines: Fixed transmission links - national or international
  • Voice Termination: Direct routes to leading network operators worldwide
  • ATM DSL: Direct connection to carrier backbones - national or international
  • Internet Transit
  • Ethernet

International Carrier Services in a nutshell

Leased Lines - Fixed Transmission Links

National Transport Link

Our optical fiber network of over 49,800 km and more than 200 German points of presence are ready to use as part of partial or complete network solutions or for integration of UMTS (3G) and GSM base stations into existing networks:

Your advantages in one view

  • Bandwidths from up to 2 Mbps to 10 Gig/s
  • Quality complies to ITU-T standards
  • Managed Router Service upon request

International Transport Link

Based on SDH technology, our International Transport Link (ITL) offers dedicated network connections to and throughout Germany:

Ihre Vorteile auf einen Blick

  • Bandwidths up to n x 155 Mbps
  • ITL-Backhaul and Hardpatched transits

Premium Class Voice Termination

With a set of features, especially designed for retail and mobile operators, Premium Class Domestic (Germany) and International Voice Termination provides the highest quality voice termination at stable and competitive conditions. The calls on the specific service are conveyed exclusively via premium quality (primarily direct routes) and high capacity routes. Our state-of-the-art customer care and pro-active quality monitoring ensure the optimal routing and delivery of your valuable international calls.


  • Price stability in fluctuating market
  • Medium-term fixed pricing upon request
  • Customized price notification period based on volume and/or length of routing
ATM DSL - Direct Access to Carrier Backbones

Company ATM DSL is perfect for connecting customers in Germany to a carrier's backbone (layer 2 connectivity). It's unique in combining cost efficient ADSL/SDSL flatrate access with guaranteed bandwidth and Quality of Service like VBR:

Your advantages in one view

  • SDSL with up to 512/512 Kbps, 1/1, 2/2 or 4/4 Mbps
  • ADSL with up to 1.5 Mbps/384 kbps, 4 Mbps/384 kbps and 5.5 Mbps/564 kbps down-/upstream
  • Multiple Virtual Channels (VC's)
  • Single interconnection point for all customers in Germany
  • Physical Router service available upon request

Internet Transit - Worldwide Connectivity

Vodafone's Internet Transit is the perfect solution for dynamic operators and ISP seeking extensive, reliable and competitive connectivity to all continents. It delivers full and direct internet connectivity trough 500+ selected peerings at numerous European and US exchange points. The remaining routes to assure global connectivity are provided by the world leading Tier 1 providers.

As Internet Transit customer, you are invited to connect to Vodafone's Internet backbone via X access PoPs in Y cities in Germany. You may choose between two different pricing schemes: Bursable Internet Transit (95 percentile method) und fixed bandwith (full port speed).

Your advantages in one view

  • Competitive prices combined with excellent quality, i. e. real value for money
  • Working with multiple Tiers 1 suppliers for optimal resilience with pro-active performance monitoring
  • Single AS (AS 3209) to streamline networking, provisioning and service

Technical Features
Industry-proven SLA mit service availability, packet Delay, packet Loss und jitter

  • IP/MPLS-Backbone via 3G Optical Network and SDH
  • Specialized routing options including Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Domain name service (DNS) with forward and reverse look-up
  • IP adressing according to RIPE policies

Customer Service & Support

  • 24/7 pro-active fault management with fully redundant Network Management Center
  • Dedicated IP service team with in-depth knowledge and extensive experience
Ethernet Access

Vodafone offers Ethernet as access variant on base of its own MPLS network.
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