New XO IP Solutions

September 26, 2007

XO Communications, a leading provider of 21st century communications for businesses and communications service providers, today announced new additions and enhancements to its IP services portfolio to provide businesses and enterprises with more choices to converge data and voice communications over a single IP network infrastructure.

The new offerings – XO SIP, XO One iPBX and XOptions Flex with XO MPLS IP-VPN – expand the XO IP portfolio to five solutions and strengthen XO’s position as a leading provider of converged networking and IP Telephony solutions for businesses and large enterprises. The XO IP portfolio consists of XOptions Flex, XO SIP, XO One iPBX, XO MPLS IP-VPN and XOptions Flex with MPLS IP-VPN. Read the rest of this entry »


Telarus Partners With BandTel for SIP Solutions

September 13, 2007

Telarus, Inc., premier telecom master agent has entered into a strategic partnership with BandTel to provide SIP-based services to its growing base of 1,000 sales agents and 2,000 VAR partners. This new relationship will make BandTel the flagship SIP provider in Telarus’ vast buffet of commercial telecom products. Read the rest of this entry »


PAETEC Q2 2007

August 9, 2007

  • Revenue of $274.5 million, which represented an 89% increase over second quarter 2006 revenue of $145.6 million;
  • Adjusted EBITDA* of $52.5 million, which represented a 109% increase over second quarter 2006 adjusted EBITDA of $25.1 million;
  • Net income of $6.0 million compared to a $<5.8> million net loss in second quarter 2006;
  • Free cash flow* of $31.5 million, which represented the 18th consecutive quarter in which PAETEC Holding or its predecessor generated positive free cash flow;
  • Ended the quarter with a cash balance of $84.5 million;
  • An increase of 141% in the number of access line equivalents in service, from 1.10 million as of June 30, 2006 to 2.65 million as of June 30, 2007; and
  • Successful completion on July 10, 2007 of amendments to PAETEC’s existing bank credit facility and a $300 million senior note offering priced at the end of the quarter.
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XO Q2 2007

August 9, 2007
  • Total Sequential Revenue Grew 1% to $352.9 Million
  • Data and IP Services Revenue Up 18%, Core Services Revenue Up 5% Compared to Same Period Last Year
  • Total Sales Bookings Up 12% Compared to Same Period Last Year
  • Strong Demand for High-Capacity Inter-City Network Transport Services with Number of Orders Up 483% Compared to Same Period Last Year
  • Continued Network Investments with Recently Announced 800/Gbps Capacity Upgrade to Meet Current and Future Customer Demand for High-Capacity Services
  • Nextlink Expansion to 37 Operating Markets, Creating Nation’s Largest Broadband Fixed Wireless Access Network

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CLEC’s still fighting Verizon

July 31, 2007

According to the FCC Public notive below some CLEC’s are still fighting Verizon. It looks like this forbearance order slipped the cracks before without any action. Covad, Nuvox and XO are the original filer of the petition. Read the rest of this entry »


Qwest Launches Networx Enterprise Services

July 27, 2007

Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today launched the leading-edge voice, data, IP and video services, including managed and secure advanced data networks, it is offering on the GSA Networx Enterprise contract. The company also opened its newly expanded state-of-the-art network operations center (NOC) in Arlington, Va., to serve federal customers under the Networx program. Read the rest of this entry »


Covad Q2 2007

July 27, 2007

Covad Communications Group Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results
Company continues focus on growth and profitability;
Subscription Revenue from Growth Products increased by 31%
Financial and Business Highlights
• $120.6 million in net revenues
• 31 percent increase in subscription revenue from Growth products from the second quarter of 2006
• $4.3 million in A-EBITDA
• $11.6 million ($0.04 per share) net loss
• $6.5 million usage of cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments, and restricted cash and cash equivalents
• 8 percent reduction in workforce resulting in expected savings of approximately $5.5 million in the second half of 2007
• Launched Bonded T1 and the nation’s first standalone ADSL 2+ service for businesses
• Over 12,000 line-powered voice access subscribers added, an increase of approximately 51 percent from the first quarter of 2007
• 19 percent increase in wireless subscribers, to 3,600, from the second quarter of 2006; expanded wireless network footprint in Los Angeles Read the rest of this entry »