• XO, Cbeyond, tw telecom, Others Fight Verizon's Special Access Increase
    A coalition consisting of some of the biggest names in telecom contends that Verizon's last tariff revision is its second increase in less than a year, representing a 12 percent increase in price during that time. ...More
    May 7, 2012 By Josh Long Posted in News
  • Carl Icahn Snaps Up More Motorola Shares As Split Looms
    Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who owns much of XO Holdings (XOHO.OB), has bought more shares of Motorola Inc. (MOT) as that company prepares to split in two. Icahn now holds an 8.75 percent stake, or 203.32 million shares, in Motorola, and evidently ...More
    May 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • XO Overhaul Tackles Profit Crisis
    XO Communications tracks every transaction (text message, e-mail, etc.) made by its customers, but found itself in a long-distance profitability crisis after not being able to effectively use that data. ...More
    April 14, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Sprint, Clearwire Expand WiMAX 4G in Houston
    Clearwire Communications LLC has expanded its sales operations for its CLEAR WiMAX mobile Internet service throughout greater Houston. The company also named John Smith as general manager for the Houston market. Meanwhile, Sprint Corp. announced the launch of its own ...More
    March 29, 2010 Posted in News
  • XO Launches 40gbps Network Services Nationwide
    XO Communications has launched 40gbps network services in all major metropolitan markets the company serves across the United States. The new capabilities are designed to meet growing demand for ultra high-bandwidth and low latency network connectivity by enterprise and ...More
    March 29, 2010 Posted in News
  • ATLANTIC-ACM Names 2010 Wholesale Award Winners
    COMPTEL PLUS — ATLANTIC-ACM, a telecommunications research consultancy and benchmarking firm, delivered its 2010 ATLANTIC-ACM Awards for U.S. Long Haul Wholesale Carrier Excellence at the COMPTEL Plus Spring 2010 Convention + Expo at the Gaylord Opryland in ...More
    March 15, 2010 Posted in News, Revenue Management
  • XO Goes International with Wholesale Referral Program
    XO Communications has launched the International Customer Referral Program to further strengthen its position within the international carrier community. The program allows overseas telecommunications companies to contract with XO to provide their carrier customers with ...More
    March 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • The Cloud’s the Thing in 2010
    By all accounts, 2010 will mark a sea change or several in the telecom industry, with an accompanying shift in the competitive landscape. We talked to execs at AT&T, Google, Clearwire, Comcast, XO and others about where the biggest trends and opportunities are going ...More
    December 21, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • XO Chairman Icahn Wants Rest of Company’s Shares
    Activist investor Carl Icahn wants to buy the 47 percent of XO Holdings Inc. (XOHO.OB) he doesn’t already own at a price some news outlets contend undervalues the communications service provider. Icahn late last week said he would pay 55 cents for every share ...More
    July 13, 2009 Posted in News