Wireless Service delivers redundant network connectivity.

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Network Resiliency Services help business and government organizations ensure maximum uptime of networks that support critical applications and meet compliance standards for business continuity plans and physically diverse and redundant networks. Users can re-route network traffic from compromised network paths, isolate traffic to alleviate spikes to assist in handling overflow traffic or other anomalies, and protect critical office sites or applications.



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Nextlink Launches Enhanced Wireless Network Diversity and Redundancy Solution



LAS VEGAS, May 22 / -- Nextlink, a leading provider of broadband wireless services and the nation's largest holder of LMDS spectrum, today unveiled a major addition to its broadband wireless services portfolio that enables telecom service providers to offer businesses and government agencies an enhanced level of physical network diversity and redundancy utilizing Nextlink's nationwide, carrier-grade broadband wireless networks and licensed spectrum. Nextlink (Booth: 2520) announced the new service today at Broadband Wireless World at INTEROP Las Vegas.

The new offering - Nextlink Network Resiliency Services - helps business and government organizations ensure maximum uptime of networks that support mission critical applications and meet compliance standards for business continuity plans and physically diverse and redundant networks. In today's networked economy, any number of unforeseen events can slow or shut down the networks of businesses such as financial institutions and healthcare organizations as well as government organizations that provide important public services. The Nextlink solution helps organizations lessen these network impacts by using carrier-grade, broadband wireless links to provide fully redundant network access to their existing terrestrial networks.

"Our channel partners are seeing a great demand for network redundancy solutions from businesses and government agencies," said Robert Beran, president of Nextlink. "This is the first solution that offers a truly diverse, carrier-grade path for mission critical networks."

Bandwidth at the Ready

The Nextlink solution is designed to offer "always-on", redundant network connectivity via broadband wireless links that allow customers to quickly and seamlessly transition impacted network traffic. With Nextlink Network Resiliency Services, organizations can:

o Transition network traffic from affected areas on customer networks to
the Nextlink Network Resiliency link(s)
o Re-route network traffic from compromised network paths
o Isolate traffic to quickly alleviate spikes to assist in handling
overflow traffic or other anomalies
o Protect critical office sites or applications
o Comply with existing and emerging regulatory directives requiring
continuity plans for business and mission-critical systems

Nextlink Network Resiliency Services

The Nextlink solution is a carrier-grade, broadband wireless solution that that leverage's Nextlink nationwide licensed spectrum in 75 metropolitan markets and offers customers:

o Alternative access over high-speed wireless links at speeds ranging
from 10Mbps - 155 Mbps (OC-3)
o Optional 4- and 8-hour Battery back-up
o Capability of "Always On" network diversity through BGP routing
protocols
o Network availability of up to 99.999%

For more information about Nextlink Broadband Wireless Network Resiliency Services, visit nextlink.com or contact a Nextlink representative by calling (800) 549-1140.

About Nextlink

Nextlink, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: XOHO.OB) , provides broadband wireless services to the wireless and wireline communications service provider, business and government markets. As one of the nation's largest holders of fixed wireless spectrum, Nextlink delivers high-quality, carrier-grade wireless access solutions that scale to meet the demands of today's converged world of communications - supporting next- generation mobile and wireline voice, data and video applications. For additional information, visit nextlink.com.

Source: Nextlink

CONTACT: John Grady of Nextlink, +1-703-547-2462, or john.grady@nextlink.com

Web site: http://nextlink.com/
http://www.xo.com/

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