XO Communications

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XO Holdings, Inc.
Native name
Industry Telecom Service - Domestic
Key people
Chris Ancell, CEO
Products VoIP Services, Voice Services, Network Services, Hosted Services, Carrier / Wholesale
Revenue $1.52 billion
Number of employees
Website www.xo.com

XO Communications (previously Nextlink Communications, Concentric Network Corporation and Allegiance Telecom, Inc.[1]) is a telecommunications company owned by XO Holdings, Inc OTCBB: XOHO. XO provides managed services and converged Internet Protocol (IP) network services that combine voice, Internet access, and private data networking for small and medium-sized companies, enterprises, national and government accounts.[2] XO delivers services through a mix of fiber-based Ethernet and Ethernet over Copper (EoC).[3] In addition, the company has external network-to-network interface (E-NNI) agreements with traditional carriers and cable companies.[3]

Distribution channels[edit]

XO sells its services through three channels: the direct sales channel, the indirect sales channel, and the wholesale division.

2010 Top Channel Partners[4]

Rank Agency
1 Intelisys Communications
3 PlanetOne Communications
4 World Telecom Group
5 Microcorp
6 X4 Solutions
7 CDW Direct
8 Simplify
9 Telarus
10 Telecom Brokerage Inc.


  1. ^ "Goodbye Nextlink, Hello XO". Communications Today. 2000. 
  2. ^ Bloomberg Businessweek. "Company Overview of XO Communications, LLC." Retrieved Apr 23, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Sean Buckley, FierceTelecom. "Level 3, tw telecom, other CLECs step up to Ethernet plate." Mar 18, 2013. Retrieved Apr 24, 2013.
  4. ^ Stotler, Laura (23 February 2011). "Intelisys Tops XO's Top 10 2010 Channel Partner List". TMCnet. Retrieved 23 February 2011. 

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