SOURCE: XO Communications

June 06, 2008 08:00 ET

XO Communications Named Carrier of the Year by KeaneTel

Outstanding Customer Service and Innovative Offerings Lead to Third Consecutive Award

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - June 6, 2008) - XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) today announced that it has received the Carrier of the Year Award from master agent KeaneTel for the third consecutive year. The award was presented at the fourth annual KeaneTel Telecom Training Triathlon in Las Vegas, NV held May 14-16 and was based on customer satisfaction, objective surveys of sub-agents, and aggregate business sold through KeaneTel.

"For the third year in a row, our sub-agents and business customers have consistently reported high levels of satisfaction with XO's voice, data and IP services," said Jeff Keane, President of KeaneTel. "The fact that we've given XO the Carrier of the Year Award yet again demonstrates the strength of their services and their ability to meet the needs of our customers and agents."

KeaneTel, voted a Top Five Master Agent in America in both 2006 and 2007 by the Telecom Association, hosts the Telecom Training Triathlon each year for telecom agents, VARs, interconnects, systems integrators and telecom business executives in America. KeaneTel has more than 20 carriers in its portfolio that were eligible for the award.

"We value our relationship with KeaneTel because they truly embrace the concept of partnership and we have the utmost confidence in their ability to sell our services," said Tom Gorey, director of XO Communications' Business Partner Program. "We're honored to receive this award and look forward to continuing our strong relationship with KeaneTel and their sub-agents."

KeaneTel has been a master agent for XO Communications since 2002 and is XO's top partner in the Philadelphia area, in addition to having a significant nationwide presence. For more information on XO or to become a business partner, please visit

About XO Communications

XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: XOHO), is a leading provider of 21st century communications services for businesses and communications services providers, including 50 percent of the Fortune 500 and leading cable companies, carriers, content providers, and mobile operators. Utilizing its unique and powerful nationwide IP network and extensive local metro networks and broadband wireless facilities, XO offers customers a broad range of managed voice, data and IP services in 75 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information, visit

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