Bandwidth-on-Demand Services Overview

The service provider makes bandwidth services available to enterprises. IT managers can use these services to provision bandwidth within an enterprise to meet the forwarding requirements for subscriber traffic. The service provider can make the following types of bandwidth services available:

When both of these services are available, you can provide subscribers with class of service (CoS)—the method of classifying traffic on a packet-by-packet basis with information in the ToS byte to provide different service levels to different traffic.

Whether bandwidth level (a basic BoD service), BoD services, or both are available depends on the configuration for the portal.