SEPTEMBER 21, 2010 -- Lightyear Network Solutions Inc., a provider of telecommunication services, announced a new multi-year carrier services agreement with XO Communications Services Inc. to expand Lightyear’s nationwide footprint for its Dedicated Internet and Ethernet Private Line services.
“This agreement provides our sales force yet another tool to sharpen Lightyear’s competitive edge in today’s technology marketplace,” says J. Sherman Henderson, CEO of Lightyear. “Lightyear’s increased presence across the nation, along with XO’s improved provisioning systems, strong service level agreements (SLAs), and automated quoting engines, will help bolster sales moving forward.”
Services, such as XO’s Dedicated Internet Access and Ethernet Private Line, enable businesses to transmit mission-critical data between locations at speeds up to 10 Gbps.
“Our robustIP and transport networks, combined with our nationwide reach, give XO the flexibility and scalability to meet the increasing bandwidth needs of Lightyear's customers,” says Don MacNeil, vice president of XO Carrier Services sales operations. “With this agreement, XO expects to add value to Lightyear’s business by enhancing its service offerings, reducing its costs, and extending its market coverage.”