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Upgrade T1 (1.5MB) to "bonded" 2 x T1 (3MB) MPLS

Dear Experts,

I need to little help on understanding the requirements to upgrade our services from 1.5MB to 3MB MPLS.  If I already have the existing T1 line, do I need to have another one pulled by my local telecom company?  Or they can magically do everything on their side, and I just need to have the MPLS provider to reconfigure their router?  Please advise.  Thanks.
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swgit
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giltjrCommented:
It's up to the vendor that is providing the servers.  If, you have the same ISP they may just order a single T1 and bond the existing one and new one.  They may order two new T1's.

I know that AT&T would order 2 new T1's.  The disadvantage of this is you pay the install charge for 2 new T1's instead of just 1.  The advantage is that you can have the new connection up and running for testing at the same time as your current connection.
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swgitAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your input!
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