Metro Ethernet

PLDT’s Metro Ethernet Solution is a ubiquitous, standardized, carrier-class service and network defined by five attributes— Standardized Services, Scalability, Reliability, Quality of Service, Service Management— that distinguish it from familiar LAN-based Ethernet.

PLDT Metro Ethernet Services

(First in the world to be CE 2.0 Certified)

  • Metro e-Line (Point-to-Point)
  • Metro e-WAN (Multipoint)
  • Metro e-Tree (Rooted Multipoint)
  • Metro e-Access (Interconnection)


(Simplicity + Total Control)

  • E-Line (EPL)
  • E-LAN (EP-LAN)
  • E-Tree (EP-Tree)
  • E-Access (Access EPL)


(Scalability + Multiple Services in One Physical Port)

  • E-Line (EVPL)
  • E-Tree (EVP-Tree)
  • E-Access (Access EVPL)

Service Offering

Name of Solution Description Market
Metro e-Line
A managed Ethernet Private Line solution that provides dedicated point-to-point connectivity to serve domestic WAN needs of enterprise customers using PLDT’s highly redundant fiber optic network.It delivers reliable point-to-point network linkage similar to a traditional leased line service but with the simplicity, transparency, and scalability of Ethernet technology.
  • Financial Institutions
  • BPOs
  • Call Centers
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Sector
  • Telecom
  • IT companies
  • MNCs
Metro e-WAN
A fully meshed, layer 2 Ethernet Solution for private any-to-any connectivity. The service is a layer 2 VPN based on Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) technology which allows information to be securely transmitted across a network.
  • Financial Institutions
  • BPOs
  • Call Centers
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Sector
  • Retail Sector
  • MNCs
Metro e-Access
This service type is typically offered by two service providers with adjacent territories or by a wholesale Ethernet access provider (PLDT) to service providers who have customers beyond the coverage area of their network, thus requiring them to extend their service reach beyond the network coverage area.With External Network to Network Interface (ENNI) as a pre-requisite, the Ethernet Access Provider (PLDT) operates the access network to reach the Global Service Provider’s out-of-franchise subscriber locations as part of providing an end-to-end service to the subscriber.
  • Local access/last mile extension for Global Service Partners
Metro e-TREE
(Rooted Multipoint)
Ethernet Service type that requires specific topology, Rooted-Multipoint Ethernet Connection wherein leaves (branch offices) can only speak to the root (headquarters). Mode communication can either be unidirectional or bidirectional depending on the client’s requirement). The e-TREE service constructs are very well suited for content delivery applications.
  • Multicast Content Delivery services
  • Telemetry
  • Mobile Backhaul and Clock Synchronization
  • Hub and Spoke VPN
  • Wholesale Internet Access



Truly World Class

  • First telecommunications provider in the world to have been certified for Carrier Ethernet 2.0 for all eight Carrier Ethernet services
  • 2014 Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet Awards Winner for Retail Service Provider of the Year, APAC
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet Awards Winner for Best Marketing, APAC
  • 2012 Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet Awards Winner for Regional Service Provider of the Year, APAC
  • Most number of MEF-Carrier Ethernet Certified Professionals in the country



Standardized Ethernet Services delivered over one provider network


Multiple classes of service, manageability over interconnected service provider networks


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