Xo Communications

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XO serves up new bandwidth-on-demand capability

XO Communications is giving its customers a new bandwidth-on-demand capability for its suite of WAN-based services that will give them automatic, burstable bandwidth to satisfy short- and long-term needs.

XO lays path for network expansion, completes $500M financing round

XO Communications has put together what it says is a multi-year expansion plan for its U.S.-based network that will leverage $500 million in financing as a way to accommodate the growth of its enterprise customers' unified communications, data services and cloud strategies.

FirstLight Fiber extends Canada Ethernet reach via Fibrenoire

FirstLight Fiber is giving its business customers another route between the United States and Canada, announcing a new relationship with Fibrenoire to provide fiber-based Ethernet services in Quebec and Ontario.

XO names Qwest exec Christopher Ancell as new CEO

XO has appointed 30-year telecom industry veteran Christopher Ancell as its new CEO, giving the company a permanent replacement to Carl Grivner, who left in April 2011.

XO targets multi-cloud enterprises with bandwidth-on-demand

XO Communications has introduced a bandwidth-on-demand capability targeting large business customers that want a way to deal with spikes in bandwidth for special events like overnight storage or migration into a cloud environment.

XO settles patent dispute with Acacia Research subsidiary

Patent management firm Acacia Research Corporation said its subsidiary, Brilliant Optical Solutions, settled an ongoing patent dispute with XO Communications and signed a licensing agreement with the fiber network provider.

XO simplifies SIP trunking choices for businesses with session-free pricing

XO Communications is giving its business customers an easier way to migrate their existing TDM-based trunking systems to SIP with a simplified pricing structure.

XO Communications extends service footprint throughout Canada

XO Communications is extending its network service reach throughout the Canadian market using a mix of its own facilities and its growing base of service provider partnerships.

Comcast Business names Cox, CenturyLink, Clearwire veteran Fassnacht VP

Comcast said Friday that it named former Cox Communications executive Matthew Fassnacht VP of the Washington region for its Comcast Business unit.

XO introduces enterprise-class cloud computing, data backup and storage services

XO Communications is appealing to its large IP/MPLS network customer base by introducing three new offerings that it says will give its traditional business customers a way to transition to cloud services.