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Voice, Data and Internet for business

Carriers, Resellers, Service Providers


Christine Pop, Director, Global Carrier Solutions, explains how Allstream’s leading robust metro connect network and its high quality level of customer service is a real differentiator in the Market.s


Allstream gives carriers and resellers fast, easy and comprehensive connections to the vast, geographically dispersed Canadian marketplace. As the country’s largest competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) focused on selling to businesses, we can help you extend your reach from coast to coast over our high-performance, fully IP-enabled, interoperable networks.

Allstream Global Carrier Service Guarantee

As a flexible and responsive networking partner, Allstream is committed to helping you succeed in Canada’s competitive environment. Whether you’re looking to leverage our national DWDM/SONET backbone, our pre-built intercity optical Wavelength routes or our voice connections with major Tier 1 international carriers, Allstream’s Global Carrier Solutions group is ready to address your business needs.


To succeed in the competitive Canadian telecom market, you need a partner who understands your unique business challenges and strategic objectives. To help you meet your goals, Allstream offers a complete portfolio of fully customizable services:

Switched Ethernet – Switched Ethernet is a highly flexible network service that enables voice, data and video traffic to travel together over a single Ethernet network, independent of protocol, bandwidth, distance and applications with speeds from 1M to 1G. As proud members of the Metro Ethernet Forum, our goal is to take an active role in shaping global Ethernet services as well as to adopt these principles ourselves.

Wavelength – Wavelength services have been engineered to meet your needs for high bandwidth applications and business continuity requirements. Delivered over our resilient DWDM wavelength network, Wavelength services provide point-to-point, low latency, ultra-low latency, high reliability, connectivity with speeds ranging from 1G to 100G.

SIP trunking – Allstream is the market leader for SIP trunking service in Canada. SIP trunking is a Voice over IP (VoIP) solution to supply PSTN connectivity over Ethernet connection using SIP with a host of features that provide significant savings compared to traditional PSTN circuits.

Business IP-VPN (MPLS) – Business IP Service is a Private IP VPN service built using MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) technology. Allstream offers the features, performance and support for Carriers wishing to seamlessly extend the reach of their MPLS networks into Canada.

Business Internet – Allstream offers the superior performance and reliability that Internet-connected businesses count on. Our bandwidth guarantees are backed by comprehensive service level agreements, covering packet loss, latency and uptime – and a highly resilient carrier-class infrastructure that delivers 99.999% core network availability.

Private Line – This service delivers High bandwidth communications with speed options ranging from DS1 (1.5Mbps) to OC192 (10Gbps).  Flexible channelized options are available based on customer requirements.

International Hubbing – This full spectrum of services for A-Z global hubbing is available in a range of standard and premium wholesale offerings.

North American Voice Termination – Terminating more than 1 billion minutes annually in Canada and the U.S., Allstream’s class-leading voice service delivers the reliability you need to thrive in today’s crowded marketplace.

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1 billion+

minutes terminated annually in Canada and the U.S.


support for all network voice services

Christine Pop, Director, Global Carrier Solutions, explains how Allstream’s leading robust metro connect network and its high quality level of customer service is a real differentiator in the Market.

Request a quote today
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1 billion+

minutes terminated annually in Canada and the U.S.


support for all network voice services

Our Approach

We help you to build a successful presence in Canada.
Allstream’s innovative products and services, along with our industry-leading technology platforms and dedication to the highest levels of service, will give you the edge you need in the competitive Canadian market.

Our solutions will help you:

  • connect more effectively
  • keep data moving quickly, reliably and securely
  • boost productivity and efficiency
  • enter new markets
  • grow revenues
  • stay several steps ahead of your competitors

Attracted by our expertise and high-performance network, Allstream’s wholesale customers include global carriers requiring superior data and IP connectivity with domestic and international high-quality voice terminations. We also support IP-enabled national networks through multiple cross-border hubs in the U.S.

In short, Allstream is uniquely positioned to deliver a level of performance that goes beyond the offerings of traditional telecoms.

We’ve got all the support you need.
From initial project management and installation through long-term technical support and maintenance, Allstream looks after you every step of the way so your own IT team can focus on taking care of your customers’ needs

The Allstream difference: It’s a human quality
Any way you look at Allstream – our customers, our solutions, our network, our track record of innovation, our competitive spirit – we’re truly all business. But that focus demands something very human from us: a commitment to building strong relationships with you, our customers, and delivering value on terms you define.

Our Approach

“They really got involved in the company to understand our challenges. Allstream wanted to be a partner, not just a service vendor.”

Mick Montgomery, Infrastructure Manager
Vicwest Inc.

Our IP Network

Allstream National IP Network

Our services for carriers and resellers rely on the Allstream network.
The Allstream portfolio is built on the foundation of our state-of-the-art national IP network. We operate a DWDM/Sonet backbone spanning from coast to coast, offering access services from DSx to 10G with round-the-clock support. We were also one of the first Canadian providers to launch service-guaranteed Wavelength solutions via pre-built, cross-border intercity routes, including Toronto-Buffalo, Vancouver-Seattle and Toronto-Chicago.

Gain all the benefits of IP connectivity – nationwide.
Allstream’s high-performance network delivers secure, dependable business communications from coast to coast. Our 30,000 km fibre-optic backbone combines advanced IP connectivity, digital switching, Ethernet-featured services and the latest security technologies. We can help you converge data and video with local, long-distance and private voice traffic over a single network. And we give you global connections through strategic partnerships with leading service providers in more than 70 countries.

Get the best in reliability and security.
Our end-to-end IP infrastructure ensures exceptional quality of service between metropolitan centres across Canada. We deliver critical business applications via highly secure transport modes at gigabit speeds, providing any-to-any connectivity and reliably supporting real-time voice, data and multimedia communications.

Build on our great track record in innovation.
Allstream is an industry leader in emerging areas of IP network convergence and unified communications. For example, we built Canada’s first MPLS virtual private network and IP trunking installations. We can further your organization’s pursuit of innovation on many fronts: to drive ROI on network and IT resources, to reduce infrastructure and operating costs with managed services, and to customize applications that will make your business more agile, efficient and responsive

Our IP Network

The Foundation of our solutions and services portfolio.

  • 30,000 route km across Canada
  • 18,000 route km of inter-city fibre
  • 9 cross-border connections
  • 3,000+ buildings accessed
  • 30 local city networks operations
  • 100 Gig capable DWDM transport
  • International MPLS, Switched Ethernet and Wavelength reach

We partner with the best in the industry. To meet the diverse needs of our customers, Allstream partners with leading technology solutions companies in Canada and abroad. Our partners help us to deliver the full range of our innovative business communication solutions and services. We also hold many top-level certifications with industry-leading partners, some of them firsts in Canada.

We partner with the world’s best to deliver the best solutions for our customers. For a complete listing of our technology partners, visit the partners section of our website.


“Allstream gets it. They’re a fantastic partner – skilled, experienced and innovative in taking our technology and solutions to the Canadian market.”

Nitin Kawale, President
Cisco Canada