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Press Release -- September 13th, 2011
Source: XO Holdings
Tags: VoIP

XO Communications and Converged Network Services Group Join Forces to Support National Multiple Sclerosis Society

  • Innovative Customer Partnership Spans Fundraising and VoIP Services

HERNDON, VA and CHARLOTTE, NC – September 13, 2011– XO Communications and Converged Network Services Group (CNSG), a leading telecommunications consultancy and master agency, today announced that they have partnered to provide fundraising support and services for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. XO Communications and CNSG have committed to a three-year partnership to support National MS events and programs in the Washington, DC area and have employees volunteer their time to participate in events and raise money for the fight to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. In addition, XO Communications and CNSG have partnered to deliver an innovative VoIP solution for the National MS headquarters in Washington, DC.

“We are getting great customer service for a great solution at a great price from XO Communications and CNSG,” said Chris Broullire, Chapter President, National Multiple Sclerosis Society. “The XO IP Flex solution has given us more bandwidth and features, while enabling us to lower our costs and increase performance.”

“At XO Communications, we are deeply committed to organizations that make significant contributions to improve the health and welfare of people both on a national stage and in our local communities, “ said Billy Becker, general manager for Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland at XO Communications. “XO Communications and CNSG support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and its mission, and we are also proud to be its communications provider. The organization improves the lives of those affected by multiple sclerosis and is an invaluable resource for people living with this debilitating disease as well as for their families.”

“CNSG and XO Communications are very excited about the partnership with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,” Ali Niroo, Mid Atlantic Director of Business Development at CNSG. “We are confident that the solution we have delivered provides the National MS Society with better capabilities at a lower cost while also providing a platform that can easily scale to support their operations and affiliates nationwide. Through this partnership, XO Communications and CNSG have become a sponsor and volunteer, supporting the National MS Society in their local efforts. We look forward to continuing this partnership in years to come.”

Together, XO Communications and CNSG have deployed an innovative VoIP solution for the National MS headquarters in Washington, DC which has helped the organization dramatically increase network performance and lower costs. The solution leverages XO IP Flex, XO Communications’ award-winning and industry-leading business VoIP solution. XO IP Flex is a converged VoIP solution offering voice and data service with unparalleled simplicity, flexibility and value through the XO nationwide IP network. The bundle contains a complete package of communications services, including local and long distance voice, Internet access, and web hosting as well as business continuity capabilities the help ensure constant availability of communications for customers.

About XO Communications

XO Communications is a leading nationwide provider of advanced IP communications, managed network and IT infrastructure 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 services with proven performance, scalability and value in more than 85 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information, visit

About CNSG

Converged Network Services Group (CNSG), headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a leading telecommunications consultancy and master agency, providing enterprises of all sizes with objective and technically sound telecommunications solutions that allow them to improve efficiency and reduce costs. For more information visit

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