Service offers platform to expand network capacity.

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With point-to-multi-point XO National Hub, carriers and service providers can use XO's nationwide network to obtain network connections and capacity on demand. Users can establish hubs on local, regional, and national basis in carrier hotels, ILEC central offices, and other end user locations across US. Flexibility of service allows customers to reserve network capacity and deploy it when it is needed, but only pay for circuits when they are used.

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XO Communications Launches Point to Multi-Point Network on Demand Service for Carriers and Service Providers

New XO National Hub Solution Offers Customers Cost-Efficient Platform to Expand Network Capacity and Reach On Demand

RESTON, Va., June 27 /-- XO Communications, a leading provider of 21st century communications services for businesses and communications services providers, today announced the launch of XO National Hub, a new wholesale network solution that enables carriers and service providers to cost-effectively expand their networks and obtain bandwidth on demand leveraging XO's advanced, nationwide optical network.

XO National Hub offers service providers a cost-effective and scalable solution to extend their networks into new markets where they do not have established network facilities or obtain additional network capacity in support of increased customer demands. Through a single connection to XO's nationwide network, customers can obtain network connections and capacity on demand to establish hubs on a local, regional and national basis in carrier hotels, ILEC central offices and other end user locations across the United States. The flexibility of the XO solution allows customers to reserve network capacity and deploy it when it is needed, but only pay for the circuits when they are used.

"XO National Hub is another demonstration of the capabilities and power of the XO network," said Ernie Ortega, president of XO Carrier Services. "With the explosive demand for bandwidth, service providers need a cost-effective means to quickly expand their network capacity and reach. Our ability to provision networks on demand with this new offering will be a key differentiator for XO and our customers."

XO National Hub gives customers all the advantages of operating a facilities-based network without the cost and time associated with building their own networks in new markets. Customers benefit from rapid circuit provisioning for a broad range of speeds and end-link combinations and the ability to "engineer" their transport infrastructure to optimize cost, latency and performance. The XO service can be used to support multiple types of customer networks, including:
-- International carriers that need to extend their network coverage within the United States;
-- Mobile wireless companies that need the ability to rapidly expand network capacity;
-- Telecommunications carriers' that require primary or redundant network solutions supporting dispersed end user data traffic; or
-- Internet Service Providers that need to aggregate traffic nationwide through a single network handoff.

XO Communications was recently named the winner of NXTcomm's 2007 Eos Excellence of Achievement Award for Best Backbone/Core Network. The NXTcomm Eos Awards honor those companies that have developed the most promising new technologies or provided the best new network services and strategic support. With one of the largest and most advanced optical networks in the United States, XO Communications offers cable companies, telecommunications carriers, content providers, large enterprises and wireless service providers a broad range of high capacity network transport services, including Ethernet, IP Transit, Private Line and Wavelengths. XO Communications continually invests in its network to offer customers the most advanced, reliable and scalable network infrastructure to support their current and future bandwidth and communications service requirements.

For more information about the XO National Hub service, go to or contact an XO Carrier Services sales representative by calling (800) 474-1763.

About XO Communications
XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: XOHO.OB) , is a leading provider of 21st century communications services for businesses and communications services providers, including 40 percent of the Fortune 1000 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

CONTACT: Chad Couser of XO Communications, +1-703-547-2746,

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