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XO Communications Surpasses 10,000 Business VoIP Customers

XO Communications Surpasses 10,000 Business VoIP Customers

RESTON, Va., May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XO Communications today continued to demonstrate its leadership in providing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions for businesses, announcing that XOptions(R) Flex, its award-winning VoIP services bundle, now supports more than 10,000 business customers in more than fifty-five major metropolitan markets across the United States.

Launched two years ago, XOptions Flex has rapidly grown to be one of the most widely deployed VoIP services bundle for small and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises with remote offices. As an integrated IP services solution, XOptions Flex offers businesses all the benefits of IP with enhanced features, functionality and value for voice, Internet access and web hosting services all in one simple package.

"Nearly seven years ago XO launched the industry's first flat-rate and integrated communications packages combining voice, data and web hosting services on a single bill," said Tom Cady, president of XO Business Services. "Today, XO continues its long record of service innovation and industry leadership with XOptions Flex. In just two years XOptions Flex has become XO's fastest growing service and one of the industry's most widely deployed business VoIP solutions."

"XOptions Flex has been successful because of its simplicity, value and ability to appeal to a broad range of businesses," said Steve Hilton, vice president of Yankee Group's Enterprise Research group. "Service providers offering converged solutions that combine communications services and applications with real cost-savings will find the most appeal among small and medium-sized businesses, and XOptions Flex is among the leading solutions in the market today."

XOptions Flex combines virtually unlimited local calling and generous long distance minutes, Dedicated Internet Access and web hosting services for a flat monthly price along with advanced capabilities such as dynamic bandwidth allocation, voice virtual private networking (VPN), and a simple online feature management tool for making real-time changes to services. Designed for both growing businesses and larger enterprises with remote offices nationwide, XOptions Flex has the scalability to support businesses with as many as 160 employees at each location. In addition, XOptions Flex allows businesses to take full advantage of all of these IP-enabled capabilities and features without having to replace their existing key systems or private branch exchange (PBX) equipment.

XOptions Flex Features

XOptions Flex includes more than twenty standard voice features including voice mail, caller ID, call waiting, call forward, three-way calling, and one toll free number. Other key features include:

-- Dedicated Internet Access up to 3 Mbps -- Dynamic bandwidth allocation -- Virtually unlimited local calling and inbound and outbound domestic long distance calling -- Up to 32 voice channels -- Online feature management through the XO Business Center -- Web Hosting Package -- Hosting and other applications can also be added on an a la carte basis.

With an XO business-class broadband connection, XOptions Flex carries customers' voice calls over the XO nationwide private IP network and softswitch platform, not the public Internet, with the same quality and reliability of traditional voice services that use the public switched telephone network. As a business-class VoIP solution, XOptions Flex also provides customers with full access to E911 emergency services.

For more information about XOptions Flex, go to http://www.xo.com/flex or contact an XO sales representative by calling (866) 963-9696.

About XO Communications

XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: XOHO.OB) , is a leading provider of national and local telecommunications services to businesses, large enterprises and communications service providers. XO offers a broad portfolio of services, including local and long distance voice, dedicated Internet access, private networking, data transport, and Web hosting services as well as bundled voice and Internet solutions. XO provides these services over an advanced, nationwide facilities-based IP network and serves 75 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information, visit http://www.xo.com/.

XO Communications, Inc.

CONTACT: Chad Couser of XO Communications, +1-703-547-2746,
[email protected]

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

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