Direct Internet Access

Agile connectivity that provides a stable foundation for your organisation’s IT infrastructure.

What is Direct Internet Access?

Internet connectivity delivered as a managed service. 

Direct Internet Access from Six Degrees provides internet connectivity with a managed service wrap. Delivered on its own or as part of a diverse offering through a flexible commercial model, Direct Internet Access can be delivered over multiple connection types and can be used in conjunction with other Six Degrees services like SD-WAN and Managed WAN. 

Your Business Challenges

Our Direct Internet Access service is aligned to the challenges your organisation faces. 

Accessing enterprise-grade internet

Uptime is everything in today’s interconnected world. However, accessing an enterprise-grade internet service that can be tailored to your business needs can be challenging.

Round-the-clock access

Your cloud-based applications and services need to be accessible by your people, regardless of where they are. And what’s more, their connections need to be stable, secure and high-performance to ensure security and productivity.

Introducing Direct Internet Access from Six Degrees

Agile connectivity that provides a stable foundation for your organisation’s IT infrastructure.

With Six Degrees’ Direct Internet Access service, you can access a fully-managed service that is monitored proactively and operates on managed hardware. Delivered over the Six Degrees Next Generation Network, which has interconnects with major carriers and software providers like Microsoft, Six Degrees’ Direct Internet Access is optimised and ready for cloud usage. 

Features of Direct Internet Access

The Direct Internet Access service provides round-the-clock access to the internet. 

24x7 Service with Robust Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

Direct Internet Access is monitored and managed 24x7, and features robust SLAs to ensure optimal uptime.

IP Address Flexibility

We’ll provide static IP addresses with your Direct Internet Access service, but we can also support you if you provide your own.


We interconnect with all major carriers across the UK to suit commercial needs.

Connects with 4G

The Direct Internet Access service connects with our 4G offerings.


Direct Internet Access is configured to be auto-failover for resilience (note this requires two lines).

Benefits of Direct Internet Access

A Direct Internet Access service that is designed with your needs in mind. 

Enterprise-grade internet

Direct Internet Access providers an enterprise-grade internet service that is tailored to your business needs.

Round-the-clock access

Direct Internet Access provides stable, secure and high-performance connectivity to your cloud-based applications and services, ensuring security and productivity.

Why Six Degrees?

Six Degrees is best placed to deliver Direct Internet Access services to your organisation. 

Our heritage

20 plus years of network heritage and experience.

Best talent

Services delivered by experienced, highly capable engineers.

Next Generation Network

Our interconnected Next Generation Network is one of the largest in the UK.

End-to-end data ownership

We have ownership of data end-to-end when it’s in our Next Generation Network.

“Our Direct Internet Access service delivers agile connectivity that provides a stable foundation for your organisation’s IT infrastructure.”
Stuart Hinge
Product Director – Connectivity

We have serious credentials when it comes to delivering connectivity services.

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