Leased Line

EFM gives you a resilient and reliable high-speed business internet connection.

EFM is a cost effective way to advance to a high-capacity connection without committing to full fibre Ethernet. It delivers faster speeds than traditional broadband, bonded broadband and even Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) whilst benefitting from a lower cost than traditional leased lines.

  • Cost effective
  • Resilient and reliable connection
  • Fast, easy set up
  • Flexible – choice of bandwidth and fully scalable
  • Unlimited usage
  • 24/7 business support

Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) is a low cost Ethernet access option, delivered on up to 8 bonded copper pairs, using state of the art exchange equipment. Available at speeds of up to 35Mbit/s, it’s perfect for businesses that are within 4.5km of an enabled exchange. EFM offers all the advantages of Ethernet including the power to run bandwidth-hungry applications, such as VoIP and Video Conferencing. However there’s no need for new cabling providing a low cost and more environmentally friendly solution that’s ideal for SME’s.

As you would expect from a leading communications supplier, our EFM access solution offers exceptional performance, coverage and choice. There are 1,080 EFM exchanges across the UK, and we use between 1 and 8 pairs to offer real flexibility of up to 35Mbit/s. We don’t offer a ‘best endeavours’ service with our inbuilt system capacity; we guarantee the bandwidth you order. Plus, we monitor each EFM circuit proactively for any degradation in service, so you have the best possible experience. All this means that when you choose LCC EFM you can have real confidence that your network performance and reliability will underpin your own usage.



Efficiency and power. Ethernet enables voice, data and IP to be run over one platform, keeping customer’s costs down and your business opportunities open.

Fast, easy set-up. No new cabling or infrastructure means we can provide service to customers within 25 working days, making this the quick, green option.

Flexibility. Customers have a choice of bandwidths and can easily scale up as their business grows. Customers do not need to order in surplus, you can just order what you need right now, knowing you can upscale when you need to.

Resilience and reliability. Promised speeds are guaranteed. Proactive Monitoring means faults are identified and repaired quickly, reducing down-time and inconvenience.

Peace of mind. We and our customers can enjoy peace of mind knowing you are purchasing an EFM product with a superior service wrap from a supplier you can trust.

To discuss your business’ individual needs or for advice on switching to LCC, call 0800 6522256 or request a call back.