Because Diginet is a leased line service, you pay a fixed monthly rental regardless of the amount of traffic you send over the link (a dial-up service such as ISDN is billed on the basis of traffic). Diginet would be more economical if you aim to use your data link more than approximately 2,5 hours a day. Other Diginet applications that save time and money include facilities such as videoconferencing.
Installation and transfer times depend on the availability of local infrastructure. Where infrastructure is available, installation/transfer can take from 2 to 4 weeks. Fault repair time depends entirely on the nature of the problem. However, Diginet's fault localising facility ensures that the locations of faults are detected quickly, which considerably reduces repair time.
What standards and protocols apply to Diginet? Diginet is protocol independent. Three different interfaces apply: