SOURCE: XO Communication

February 27, 2008 09:42 ET

XO Communications Wins Four Best-in-Class Wholesale Carrier Awards

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - February 27, 2008) - XO Communications, a leading provider of 21st century communications for businesses and communications service providers, today announced that ATLANTIC-ACM, a Boston-based telecommunications industry research consultancy, has awarded XO Communications four U.S. Best-in-Class Wholesale Carrier Awards. The awards were presented this week at the CompTel Plus Spring 2008 Convention & Expo in Nashville, TN.

ATLANTIC-ACM awarded XO Communications honors for best-in-class in the following categories:

--  Sales Representatives
--  Billing
--  Voice Product Price
--  Data Product Price
    

"XO is committed to delivering the most cost-effective end-to-end solutions for our customers," said Ernie Ortega, president of XO Carrier Services. "We are proud of our strong legacy of offering innovative solutions to our customers and pleased to be recognized as best-in-class for the quality of our sales teams, billing, and voice and data product prices."

The awards, which are based on customer feedback, were derived from the 2008 edition of Atlantic-ACM's U.S. Wholesale Carrier Report Card, the industry's chief benchmarking study of carrier performance. The awards are based on 685 individual carriers' ratings of wholesale service providers. The annual survey asked wholesale customers to rank approximately 15 service providers' operations, products and prices in eight different categories.

XO Communications is a leading provider of wholesale services to domestic and international carriers, cable companies, content providers, Internet-centric companies and mobile wireless operators. The company provides a broad range of services and end-to-end solutions over its advanced, nationwide fiber optic network, including metro and inter-city transport services, IP transit services, Ethernet, collocation, and wholesale VoIP.

For more information about XO Carrier Services please visit http://xo.com/carrier or contact an XO sales representative by calling (800) 474-1763.

About ATLANTIC-ACM

Boston-based ATLANTIC-ACM is a leading provider of strategic research and consulting services serving the telecommunications and information industries. In addition to producing the industry's principal benchmarking, sizing and opportunity studies, the company assists clients in evaluating telecommunications opportunities for successful investment, market entry, and long-term planning. For more information, visit ATLANTIC-ACM's website at www.atlantic-acm.com.

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 www.xo.com.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Chad Couser
    XO Communications
    T: 703-547-2746
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    Chris Roche/ Brodeur
    for XO Communications
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