XO Losses Quadruple, Revenue Flags in Q1

XO Holdings Inc. (XOHO.OB) losses quadrupled in the first quarter, compared to the year-ago period, and revenue fell 2 percent as the economy continued its weak recovery. The Virginia-based CLEC on Monday reported a net loss of $16.6 million, $12.1 million higher than the $4.5 million net loss a year earlier. Revenue fell $8.3 million to $369.5 […]

US Business Spending on Wireline Data Declining

Across nearly every category of wireline data services, spending by U.S. businesses is falling in 2009, reports In-Stat. Overall, the market research firm expects a nearly 2 percent decline in U.S. business spending on wireline data services, which represents the first time this market has declined in the 10 plus years In-Stat has been tracking […]

Global Crossing Adds EtherExtend Flex Locations

Global Crossing Ltd. (GLBC) announced Wednesday that 26 EtherExtend Flex Service locations now are “service-ready” with the recent additions of Houston, Sunnyvale, Singapore and Frankfurt. The service will be available in more than 70 PoPs in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America by the end of 2009. Other sites where the service is available are […]

Integra Debuts MPLS-Enabled VPN

Integra Telecom Inc., a facilities-based, integrated communications provider for business, has added two new products to its portfolio of service offerings. Integra’s VPN Solutions is an IP VPN offering, providing a secure, multisite, private network telecommunications service. Integra’s Network Solutions provides a secure private network transport service. Both new offerings are delivered using MPLS technology […]

Case Study: Law Firm Finds Value in VoIP

When it comes to practicing law, the attorneys at Langdon & Emison rely on closely examined evidence and effective argument. This winning strategy has earned the firm a national reputation as a leader in product liability and personal injury litigation. So when the desire to incorporate new communication technologies — coupled with burgeoning storage requirements […]

Case Study: RideNow Powersports Turns to XO for Nationwide IP Solution

Formerly known as the Arizona Motorsports Group, RideNow Powersports has grown rapidly in the last few years and now has 29 dealerships in Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas, employing more than 1,600 people. RideNow has been touted by industry leaders as the largest and most professionally operated Powersports dealer group in […]

IP/MPLS Moves Customers, Channel Partners into Virtualized World

The telecom industry and its customers clearly are migrating from nailed-down, connection-oriented communication services to more dynamic and virtualized services. For channel partners, this creates both new opportunities and challenges. Monday’s Channel Partners Conference & Expo panel on “Making the Most of MPLS” will discuss what’s happening on this front and how agents, resellers and […]

T-Systems Launches Wholesale IP-VPN

Now, carriers and ISPs can include remote access and site-to-site solutions to their services with T-Systems’ IP-VPN. Solution providers can cater to all levels of network outsourcing needs through T-Systems’ Telekom Global Net, says the company. T-Systems says benefits to the customer include: access to the largest pan-European network, global coverage, a state-of-the-art MPLS-based network, […]

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