Axia's solution sets the stage for competition and growth in the provision of local access to connected communities.
Axia is motivated to encourage competition amongst local access, retail, application and web service providers and to assist them in being successful. These parties are Axia’s customers, not our competitors. Established carriers and new specialty service providers alike have the same access to the network infrastructure – the same rate structure, same terms, same committed service levels. Carriers are each equal beneficiaries of the low rate structure Axia applies and have the opportunity to compete in the marketplace on a level playing field.
Axia's solution creates the right conditions for a vibrant Retail Service Provider sector, namely:
This approach enables small and medium sized Retail Service Providers to be created and to play a new, critical role, even in small markets, without having to aggregate many customers in multiple communities.