Ethernet First Mile (EFM)

Utilising multiple dedicated copper phone lines and a technology called Ethernet First Mile (EFM) we are able to provide Broadband services for customers on Newcastle, Hamilton & New Lambton Telephone exchanges at speeds up to 50Mbps inbound and outbound.

  • Why Choose IDL for your Business Broadband EFM Service?

    It is FAST, supporting symmetrical speeds to 50Mbps!

    IDL Infrastructure, everything but the copper cable is owned and operated by IDL.

    Provisioned 1:1, Meaning the last mile is dedicated bandwidth just for you.

    Unlimited Downloads, No bill shock all EFM plans include unlimited downloads and uploads

    It Supports VoIP, RDP, Citrix & everything else you would expect from a normal cable, fibre or ADSL2+ Service.

    It is Local. You just can't beat local service and local support!

    Service Level Guarantee. Service includes guaranteed uptime along with after hours support via SMS.

  • Business EFM Pricing
    Offering download speeds of up to 50Mbps, upload speeds of up to 50Mbps, last mile latency of ~2ms and with coverage from Hamilton, Newcastle & New Lambton Exchanges.

    Unlimited Symmetrical
    Bandwidth^
    Copper Pairs
    Required*
    Monthly Charge Minimum cost
    over 12 months
    5Mbps 1
    2
    3
    4
    $310.00
    $370.00
    $430.00
    $490.00
    $4215.00
    $4935.00
    $5655.00
    $6375.00
    10Mbps 1
    2
    3
    4
    $460.00
    $520.00
    $580.00
    $640.00
    $6015.00
    $6735.00
    $7455.00
    $8175.00
    15Mbps 2
    3
    4
    $645.00
    $705.00
    $765.00
    $8235.00
    $8955.00
    $9675.00
    20Mbps 2
    3
    4
    $720.00
    $780.00
    $840.00
    $9135.00
    $9855.00
    $10575.00
    30Mbps 3
    4
    $1080.00
    $1140.00
    $13455.00
    $14175.00
    40Mbps 3
    4
    $1380.00
    $1440.00
    $17055.00
    $17775.00
    50Mbps 4 $1740.00 $21375.00
    • ^ Any speed between 5Mbps and 50Mbps is available in 1Mbps increments (please ask for price).
    • * Up to 15Mbps per copper pair is possible at short distances however most customers can expect 5-10Mbps per pair. Please submit a location check below and we can estimate the number of copper pairs needed to provide the speed you are after at your location.
    • Maximum download/upload speed available to you will depend on your distance from the exchange, the quality of the copper in your area and the number of available copper pairs to your premises.
    • Click here for this products Critical Information Summary.
  • Business EFM Connection Charges
    Connection Fee Connection Type Contract Period
    $0.00 Includes CPE & Basic Router with WiFi
    Included CPE: Nexcomm N560 (click for info)
    Included Router: TL-WR1043ND (click for info)
    Pre-Configured by IDL and ready to go.
    24 Months
    (Minimum cost over 24 months on 5Mbps single pair is $7440.00)
    $495.00 Includes CPE & Basic Router with WiFi
    Included CPE: Nexcomm N560 (click for info)
    Included Router: TL-WR1043ND (click for info)
    Pre-Configured by IDL and ready to go.
    12 Months
    (Minimum cost over 12 months on 5Mbps single pair is $4215.00)
    • Connection fee is for a standard installation. Difficult cable runs from the MDF, OH&S inductions etc cost extra.
  • Business EFM Finer Details
    • Average real world download & upload speeds will vary depending on what you are accessing, where in the world it is located, your equipment, your software, your distance from the telephone exchange, the quality of your phone line and many other factors outside the control of IDL.
    • A compatible cable router is required.
    • Plan changes must be notified before the 1st day of each calendar month and can only be changed once each month.
    • Listed pricing applies to new contracts and contract renewals only.
  • Coverage Area / Location Check
    We can currently provide services from Newcastle, Hamilton and Lambton telephone exchanges in New South Wales. To have a location check done please complete your details below:

    Your Name

    Company Name (optional)

    Your Email Address

    Best Contact Phone Number

    Site Address

    Speed Required


    Verification Code
    (Please type code above into this box and click Submit below)

  • More Information

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