Business Ethernet

Business Ethernet from UPC Business is a virtual Ethernet connection (Virtual Private Wire Service) for connecting two Ethernet terminals such as routers or an Ethernet bridge on site. Depending on the capacity of the connection cable, one or multiple Ethernet connections can be terminated.

Redundancy service within Switzerland

Identification via a VLAN tag

Reliable connection of your data centres and main company locations

Your advantages

Connect your sites with Business Ethernet.

Secure data transfer

The private virtual Ethernet circuits (VPWS) via our MPLS network ensure that your locations are reliably integrated into your WAN network.

Redundancy for a secure connection

Various alternatives for an optionally redundant Ethernet connection are available, so that your data and services are always available to you. More security with redundant backbones.

Various bandwidths

We offer bandwidths from 1 Mbit/s to 10 Gbit/s, so that your WAN network is optimally integrated and provides the capacity for one or more connections.


You can operate the routing yourself, so you are free to set up your company network to suit your individual requirements.

Standard features


Network access

Fibre optic or DSL

Standard Ethernet frame size

Payload 1,500 bytes

Services via fibre optic connection

Access ports and/or trunk ports (802.1Q)

MAC addresses

up to 50


1 Mbit/s to 1 Gbit/s

Services via DSL connection

4 access ports or 1 trunk port with a maximum of 4 VLANs (services)


More security and greater flexibility with options for Business Ethernet.

QinQ Support

We will support you regarding the control and allocation of data packages (QinQ).

Many different redundancy concepts

The multi-platform/access infrastructures and geo-redundant (physically independent) connections from UPC offer a large selection of redundancy concepts, which guarantee maximum availabilities.

Extended service levels

The service level “Bronze” is already included, but with redundant services you can also upgrade to Platinum (annual availability 99.95%, max. 1 hour downtime during support hours).

Business VPN

The secure and reliable company network.

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