SOURCE: XO Communications

XO Communications

November 19, 2009 08:00 ET

XO Communications Expands Presence in Southern California's Inland Empire

XO Increases Network Reach to Serve More Businesses Across Region and Adds Jobs

ONTARIO, CA--(Marketwire - November 19, 2009) - XO Communications today announced that it is expanding its nationwide network across the Inland Empire region of Southern California. In addition, the company has opened a new sales office in Ontario with more than a dozen new sales staff and support personnel.

By expanding the reach of its 19,000-mile nationwide network and establishing points of presence locations across the Inland Empire 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 expansion adds to XO Communications' already extensive Southern California presence where it operates metro fiber networks spanning more than 600 route miles and employs more than 150 communications professionals.

"In today's economy, businesses large and small are reevaluating their IT expenditures and seeking the high-quality, cost-effective and diverse solutions that XO offers," said Jim Ferguson, vice president for the Pacific region at XO Communications. "With this network investment, we're confident that area businesses will see XO as a strategic option for those looking to maximize their network investments and enhance their overall IT capabilities."

As their communications partner, XO Communications offers businesses a superior customer experience and solutions that enable them to:

--  Seamlessly connect all of their locations regardless of size or
    location with a broad range of cost-effective and scalable high performance
    networking services;
--  Improve communications between offices, customers and partners with
    next generation IP voice and unified communications solutions that help
    increase efficiency and productivity;
--  Simplify and get better control with managed solutions that allow them
    to dedicate more resources on their core business operations;
--  Ensure the integrity, performance and security of mission-critical
    applications, information and networks with business continuity, managed
    security, private data networking and hosted IT solutions; and
--  Optimize business performance with hosted IT and managed network
    solutions that accelerate the speed of mission critical applications and

The Inland Empire network expansion is part of XO Communications' strategy to invest in its nationwide network by broadening its service areas within existing XO markets and expanding into new markets. Inland Empire, the second largest metropolitan area in Southern California, includes Riverside and San Bernardino counties, as well as major cities including Ontario, Palm Springs, Riverside and San Bernardino, among others. As one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States, thousands of businesses and four million people help drive Inland Empire's local economy.

About XO Communications

XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: XOHO), is a leading nationwide provider of advanced 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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