MAY 14, 2007 -- XO Communications (search for XO Communications) says it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide wavelength transport services to PCCW Global, a business unit of PCCW Ltd., the largest provider of communications services in Hong Kong.
Under the terms of the agreement, XO will provide multiple wavelength circuits to PCCW Global, supplementing existing connectivity across PCCW Global's network in the United States. PCCW Global will use the XO wavelength services to expand the capacity of its network and the services it currently provides to its customers in Asia and the United States.
"PCCW Global is one of the leading international communications providers serving companies in the Asia-Pacific region with worldwide network service requirements," said Ernie Ortega, president of XO Carrier Services. "This agreement highlights the strengths of our high-capacity wavelength services in supporting international providers that need a partner to help them cost-effectively and quickly expand their presence out-of-region utilizing our advanced facilities-based nationwide network."
XO Carrier Wavelength Services provide customers with increased network capacity in major locations nationwide to support Internet, video, and multimedia streaming applications. Available without having to deploy additional fiber, these services are designed to give customers an easy-to-implement, fully managed, and economical solution for point-to-point connectivity needs while using their existing ATM, Frame Relay, SONET, and IP equipment, thereby reducing their network costs, shortening time to market, and maintaining control of their own networks.
Headquartered in Hong Kong, Herndon, VA, and London, with teams based in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, PCCW Global offers a range of international data and voice services, including business class private leased line, ATM/Frame Relay, IP, and hosted PBX offerings to carriers, service providers, and enterprises over its global network covering more than 70 countries.
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