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Press Release -- October 20th, 2010
Source: XO Holdings
Tags: Ethernet, MPLS, Video, VoIP

XO Communications Launches Service in Western New York

Nationwide Communications Provider Offers Businesses in Buffalo and Rochester Advanced IP and Network Services with Simplified Pricing

FAIRPORT, NY – October 20, 2010 – XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) today announced that it is offering advanced IP-based communications, managed network and hosted IT services to businesses across the Rochester and Buffalo metropolitan areas.  By expanding the reach of the 19,000-mile nationwide XO® network, and establishing points of presence across western New York, XO Communications is now able to offer businesses a local and nationwide alternative for their communications and network needs.

“Rochester and Buffalo are both incredibly dynamic and business-focused cities that have been growing at steady rates,” said Mark Murphy, regional vice president of sales for northeast region at XO Communications.  “Moving into these western New York markets will allow us to provide local businesses with a major nationwide alternative for communications services and foster a more competitive telecom market in the area.”

End-to-End Communications and Network Solutions for Businesses

XO Communications is bringing businesses in western New York its broad portfolio of services, including high-speed Internet access, wide area networking, and its award-winning VoIP services, including XO® IP Flex, XO® SIP and XO® Enterprise SIP.  Businesses in the Western New York area will now be able benefit from XO Communications’ ability to support local businesses that operate nationwide through a wide range of solutions including:

  • Converged VoIP and network solutions that simplify, streamline and reduce the costs of managing voice and network services and enable next generation communications applications across the enterprise;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Network redundancy and business continuity solutions to help ensure the integrity, performance and security of mission-critical applications, information and networks.

Rochester & Buffalo Businesses to Benefit from Simple Pricing

XO Communications is the first major nationwide service provider to offer an innovative pricing for VoIP services.  By offering rates based on the size of the port, and not on the number of voice lines, XO Communications acknowledges that voice is simply another application on the IP network.  Customers simply select an IP port speed, a long distance calling plan, and any additional features.  Customers pay nothing for incremental lines or voice channels provisioned within the port speed they have selected with their service.

XO Communications’ western New York office is located at 370 Woodcliff Drive in Fairport, NY.  For more information about XO® services or employment opportunities in western New York, please visit

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

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Chad Couser/XO Communications

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