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Lightyear Signs Wholesale Deal for XOs Dedicated Internet, Ethernet Private Line

Lightyear Network Solutions Inc. has signed a wholesale deal with fellow CLEC XO Communications to boost its nationwide footprint.

Kentucky-based Lightyear now is using XOs dedicated Internet and Ethernet private line services to reach business customers throughout the country.

Lightyears increased presence across the nation, along with XOs improved provisioning systems, strong service level agreements, and automated quoting engines, will help bolster sales,” Lightyear CEO J. Sherman Henderson said in a press release.

XO said its dedicated Internet access and Ethernet private line let businesses transmit critical data among their various locations at speeds up to 10gbps.

Lightyear and XO didnt say how long their carrier services agreement will remain in place, other than to call it a multi-year” deal. Nonetheless, the arrangement bodes well for Lightyears channel partners.

This agreement provides our sales force yet another tool to sharpen Lightyears competitive edge in todays technology marketplace,” Henderson said.


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