Reston, Virginia – (The Hosting News) – January 26, 2007 – Web host, Internet and telecommunications services company, XO Communications, has reported that the amount of voice traffic carried across its nationwide IP network, exceeded 15 billion minutes in 2006.
During the course of 2006, voice traffic carried across its nationwide IP grew by 80 percent, from 822 million minutes in January 2006 to approximately 1.5 billion minutes in December 2006. Carl Grivner, CEO of XO Communications revealed, “XO is a leader in VoIP solutions for businesses and communications service providers, providing the essential building blocks and end-to-end solutions that enable customers to deliver services across our nationwide, next generation IP network. Through the investments we have made and continue to make in our network, XO is well-positioned to support the growing demand for IP voice services.”
In 2000, XO Communications began the deployment of one of the largest softswitch platforms across its nationwide, private IP network to more efficiently manage voice and data traffic and support the delivery of a broad range of traditional and next generation local and long distance voice and IP services to business and service provider customers. This platform allows XO Communications to support customers that continue to rely on time division multiplexing (TDM) technology and those that have migrated to more advanced, IP-based voice technology. By managing the VoIP platform over its own private IP network, XO Communications ensures that customers’ voice traffic is delivered with the same quality and reliability of traditional telephone networks.
XO Communications offers a broad suite of VoIP and wholesale network infrastructure services, including XO VoIP Origination, XO VoIP Termination, IP transit and network transport, that enable service providers to deliver IP- based voice services cost-effectively to customers. XO Communications also provides VoIP services to businesses and enterprises. More than 7,500 businesses with more than 100,000 employees in 75 metropolitan markets across the United States utilize XOptions Flex, XO Communications’ award-winning VoIP service, with an integrated VoIP services solution that provides enhanced features, functionality and value for voice, and Internet access and web hosting.
For more information about XO Communications, please visit: www.xo.com.