Network Expansion Allows XO® to Reach New Customers and Further Address Needs of Multi-Location Enterprises
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – March 22, 2011 – XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) today announced an expansion of its metro network across the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, more than doubling its addressable market across the metropolitan area.
By expanding the reach of the 19,000-mile XO nationwide network and establishing additional points of presence across the Twin Cities metropolitan area, XO Communications is now able to serve thousands of new businesses and offer them a more competitive alternative for their local and nationwide communications and networking needs. The initiative demonstrates XO Communications’ strategy to expand its presence in existing XO® markets in order to serve more enterprise customers with its award-winning hosted VoIP and managed network solutions and exceptional customer experience.
The expansion increases XO Communications’ reach across the Twin Cities northern and eastern suburbs including Anoka, Blaine, Crystal, Fridley, Maplewood, New Brighton and Shoreview and adds 190 route miles to the XO metro network. In addition, XO Communications has also deployed Ethernet over copper technology more broadly across its network in the Twin Cities in order to make scalable, high-speed Ethernet services more widely available to businesses.
“We are very excited about expanding our network coverage in the area to serve even more businesses,” said Mark Feil, general manager for Minnesota at XO Communications. “With our extensive network reach, broad portfolio of services and multiple network access options of fiber, broadband wireless and Ethernet over copper, XO Communications is uniquely positioned as a leading competitive alternative for businesses’ communications and network needs.”
XO Communications offers businesses and large enterprises a superior customer experience and solutions built around their unique needs including:
- Cloud Communications, Hosted VoIP and SIP trunking solutions that simplify, streamline and reduce the costs of managing and enabling next generation communications applications across the enterprise;
- Application-aware wide area network solutions to securely connect multiple locations and support a broad range of voice, video, data and applications using MPLS IP-VPN or Ethernet VPLS services
- High-speed Internet access, network and data center connectivity solutions to deliver mission-critical data, information and network traffic between locations and data centers at speeds up to 40 Gbps;
- Network security and business continuity solutions to help ensure the integrity, performance and security of mission-critical applications, information and networks.
For more information about XO Communications and its services, contact an XO sales representative by calling 866-349-0134 or visit www.xo.com.
About XO Communications
XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: XOHO), is a leading nationwide provider of advanced broadband communications services and solutions for businesses, enterprises, government, carriers and service providers. Its customers include more than half of the Fortune 500, in addition to leading cable companies, carriers, content providers and mobile network operators. Utilizing its unique combination of high-capacity nationwide and metro networks and broadband wireless capabilities, XO Communications offers customers a broad range of managed voice, data and IP services with proven performance, scalability and value in more than 75 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information, visit www.xo.com.
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