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Press Release -- August 11th, 2010
Source: XO Holdings
Tags: VoIP

XO Communications Recognized by Frost & Sullivan as Leading North American VoIP and SIP Trunking Services Provider

  • Consulting Firm Recognizes Company’s Leading Brand Positioning, Customer Satisfaction, Market Share and Strategy for VoIP and SIP Trunking Services

HERNDON, VA – August 11, 2010 - XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan, a global market research and growth consulting firm, as the leading VoIP and SIP trunking services provider and capturing the largest market share among service providers by delivering superior customer satisfaction and value.

Frost & Sullivan has conferred on XO Communications the 2010 North American Competitive Strategy Leadership Award in the VoIP access and SIP trunking services market. In addition, Frost & Sullivan recently published a report naming XO Communications as the leading VoIP Access and SIP trunking provider in terms of enterprise VoIP end users.

“XO Communications is committed to providing VoIP solutions that deliver real value to customers,” said Mike Toplisek, chief marketing officer for XO Business Services at XO Communications. “Our VoIP services portfolio helps businesses and large enterprises simplify the management of their communications and implement new IP-based technologies that allow them to increase productivity while reducing costs. Taken together, we are able to offer customers a superior service and experience.”

“XO Communications has aggressively pursued the VoIP market opportunity for several years now, targeting diverse customer segments and their unique needs. Its turnkey managed services are designed to be future-proof, as the company has time and again demonstrated it can anticipate evolving market trends and tailor its products to address emerging business demands,” said Elka Popova, program director, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Frost & Sullivan.

VoIP and SIP Trunking Services Award
The Frost & Sullivan award recognizes XO Communications for its strong customer and revenue growth in the VoIP and SIP trunking services market, robust services portfolio, and commitment to innovation, superior service and value. Specifically, the award highlighted that XO Communications consistently offers VoIP, SIP trunking and managed services that leverage the latest technology and service models and meet the needs of small business customers who look for streamlined products at a lower cost and large businesses that focus on scalable, robust and versatile solutions. In addition, the award noted the XO® brand is associated with high service levels, stringent provisioning standards and excellent value for money.

VoIP Access and SIP Trunking Services Market Leadership
The Frost & Sullivan award recognized XO Communications as the leader in the VoIP access and SIP trunking services market, with 22.2 percent of the market, attributing the company’s strong growth and impressive performance to new customer additions and an ever-expanding network footprint in key business regions. In addition, Frost & Sullivan, in its “North American VoIP Access and SIP Trunking Services Market” study published in April, also named XO Communications as having the largest share of the market in terms of corporate end users.

XO Communications is an industry innovator and leader in providing advanced IP-based communications solutions for businesses and large enterprises. The company’s portfolio of award-winning VoIP and SIP trunking services includes XO® IP Flex, XO® IP Flex with VPN, XO® Anywhere, XO® iPBX, XO® SIP and XO® Enterprise SIP.

A copy of the Frost & Sullivan report is available for download at www.xo.com/voipleadershipaward. For more information about the award-winning XO® VoIP services portfolio, visit http://www.xo.com/voip.

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 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.

Media Contacts

Chad Couser/XO Communications
T: 703-547-2746
chad.couser@xo.com

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