XO Communications Providing Network Services to Availius, a Subsidiary of FiberNet Telecom Group

XO Next Generation Transport Network to Support Availius' Growing Network

Solutions Services



Jan 09, 2007, 00:00 ET from XO Communications

    RESTON, Va., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XO Communications today
 announced that it is supplying high capacity network services to Availius
 LLC, a subsidiary of FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:   FTGX), a leading
 provider of complex interconnection services.
     Under the terms of the agreement, XO is providing Availius with 2.5
 Gbps long haul and metro private line services and other high-speed
 transport services in multiple markets across the United States. Availius
 is utilizing XO nationwide long haul and metro network transport services
 to support its Network Solutions business which provides innovative network
 connectivity along with ongoing monitoring and management.
     "With our Network Solutions business steadily increasing, so is our
 need for long haul transport services," said John Dowd, Vice President of
 Business Development for Availius. "XO has long been one of FiberNet's
 reliable providers so it was a natural decision to turn to them for these
 services," Dowd continued.
     Availius, LLC (availius.com), leverages FiberNet's expertise and
 resources to offer sophisticated network and data facility operators a
 combination of intellectual capital and implementation capabilities in
 three areas: Network Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions and Business
 Solutions.
     "We're very pleased that Availius has chosen XO to supply network
 services that help meet the growing demand for its services," said Ernie
 Ortega, president of XO Carrier Services. "By selecting XO, Availius
 recognizes the value of the XO network in providing its customers with the
 quality service and reliability they have come to expect."
     With one of the largest and most advanced IP networks in the United
 States, XO Communications offers cable companies, carriers, content
 providers, large enterprises and wireless service providers a broad range
 of high capacity network transport services, including Ethernet, IP
 Transit, Private Line and Wavelengths. XO Communications continually
 invests in its network to offer customers the most advanced, reliable and
 scalable network infrastructure to support their current and future
 bandwidth and communications service requirements.
     About XO Communications
     XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin
 Board: XOHO.OB), is a leading provider of national and local
 telecommunications services to businesses, large enterprises and
 communications service providers. XO offers a broad portfolio of services,
 including local and long distance voice, dedicated Internet access, private
 networking, data transport, and Web hosting services as well as bundled
 voice and Internet solutions. XO provides these services over an advanced,
 nationwide facilities-based IP network and serves 75 metropolitan markets
 across the United States. For more information, visit http://www.xo.com.
     About Availius, LLC
     Availius, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FiberNet, is an intellectual
 capital and resource company that leverages FiberNet's expertise and
 implementation capabilities to provide turn-key results for network,
 infrastructure and wide-ranging business needs. Availius offers
 full-service capabilities to sophisticated network operators and data
 facility users, and gives clients access to strategic direction and
 experienced personnel for overall project execution and management
 services. For more information about Availius, visit the company's web site
 at availius.com or email info@availius.com.
     About FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc.
     FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc. owns and operates integrated
 interconnection facilities and diverse transport routes in the two gateway
 markets of New York/New Jersey and Los Angeles, designed to provide
 comprehensive broadband interconnectivity enabling the exchange of traffic
 over multiple networks. FiberNet's customized connectivity infrastructure
 provides an advanced, high bandwidth, fiber-optic solution to support the
 demand for network capacity and to facilitate the interconnection of
 multiple carriers' and customers' networks. For additional information
 about FiberNet, visit the company's website at ftgx.com.
     Statements about FiberNet's future expectations, plans and prospects
 constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor
 provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such
 remarks are valid only as of today, and we disclaim any obligation to
 update this information. Actual results may differ materially from those
 indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various
 important factors, including those discussed in FiberNet's most recent
 Annual Report on Form 10- K, which is on file with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.
 
 

SOURCE XO Communications
    RESTON, Va., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XO Communications today
 announced that it is supplying high capacity network services to Availius
 LLC, a subsidiary of FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:   FTGX), a leading
 provider of complex interconnection services.
     Under the terms of the agreement, XO is providing Availius with 2.5
 Gbps long haul and metro private line services and other high-speed
 transport services in multiple markets across the United States. Availius
 is utilizing XO nationwide long haul and metro network transport services
 to support its Network Solutions business which provides innovative network
 connectivity along with ongoing monitoring and management.
     "With our Network Solutions business steadily increasing, so is our
 need for long haul transport services," said John Dowd, Vice President of
 Business Development for Availius. "XO has long been one of FiberNet's
 reliable providers so it was a natural decision to turn to them for these
 services," Dowd continued.
     Availius, LLC (availius.com), leverages FiberNet's expertise and
 resources to offer sophisticated network and data facility operators a
 combination of intellectual capital and implementation capabilities in
 three areas: Network Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions and Business
 Solutions.
     "We're very pleased that Availius has chosen XO to supply network
 services that help meet the growing demand for its services," said Ernie
 Ortega, president of XO Carrier Services. "By selecting XO, Availius
 recognizes the value of the XO network in providing its customers with the
 quality service and reliability they have come to expect."
     With one of the largest and most advanced IP networks in the United
 States, XO Communications offers cable companies, carriers, content
 providers, large enterprises and wireless service providers a broad range
 of high capacity network transport services, including Ethernet, IP
 Transit, Private Line and Wavelengths. XO Communications continually
 invests in its network to offer customers the most advanced, reliable and
 scalable network infrastructure to support their current and future
 bandwidth and communications service requirements.
     About XO Communications
     XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin
 Board: XOHO.OB), is a leading provider of national and local
 telecommunications services to businesses, large enterprises and
 communications service providers. XO offers a broad portfolio of services,
 including local and long distance voice, dedicated Internet access, private
 networking, data transport, and Web hosting services as well as bundled
 voice and Internet solutions. XO provides these services over an advanced,
 nationwide facilities-based IP network and serves 75 metropolitan markets
 across the United States. For more information, visit http://www.xo.com.
     About Availius, LLC
     Availius, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FiberNet, is an intellectual
 capital and resource company that leverages FiberNet's expertise and
 implementation capabilities to provide turn-key results for network,
 infrastructure and wide-ranging business needs. Availius offers
 full-service capabilities to sophisticated network operators and data
 facility users, and gives clients access to strategic direction and
 experienced personnel for overall project execution and management
 services. For more information about Availius, visit the company's web site
 at availius.com or email info@availius.com.
     About FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc.
     FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc. owns and operates integrated
 interconnection facilities and diverse transport routes in the two gateway
 markets of New York/New Jersey and Los Angeles, designed to provide
 comprehensive broadband interconnectivity enabling the exchange of traffic
 over multiple networks. FiberNet's customized connectivity infrastructure
 provides an advanced, high bandwidth, fiber-optic solution to support the
 demand for network capacity and to facilitate the interconnection of
 multiple carriers' and customers' networks. For additional information
 about FiberNet, visit the company's website at ftgx.com.
     Statements about FiberNet's future expectations, plans and prospects
 constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor
 provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such
 remarks are valid only as of today, and we disclaim any obligation to
 update this information. Actual results may differ materially from those
 indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various
 important factors, including those discussed in FiberNet's most recent
 Annual Report on Form 10- K, which is on file with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.
 
 SOURCE XO Communications