XO Communications named a winner of the 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Channel Program Excellence Award

XO honored for innovative programs and strong channel relationships

HERNDON, Va. – September 21, 2016 – XO Communications (XO), has been recognized as a winner of the TMC 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Channel Program Excellence Award, presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. The XO channel program provides sales, technical, service and support to empower the success of distribution partners through all stages of the sales process, service delivery and ongoing account maintenance. XO communications has received the Channel Program Excellence Award in two consecutive years (in 2015 for business connectivity).

XO has continued its investment to support business partners with advanced automation and partner tools, including the myXO portal. The recently upgraded myXO portal provides an enhanced user experience for both partners and their customers and features a new, more intuitive user interface design that makes it easier for customers to monitor and manage their XO services. The heart of XO's partner channel program is the partner support center where XO professionals collaborate with partners and customers to promote the success of the partners.

"We are honored to again receive recognition for our Partner Channel Program," said Bill Hooper, vice president of the partner channel at XO Communications. "We will continue to focus on helping our channel partners attain success with their business strategies through strong, ongoing relationships with leaders in the partner community. We recognize the critical role support plays in driving that success and are committed to delivering a first class experience for our valued partners and their customers."

Hooper, earlier this year was named to the prestigious CRN Channel Chiefs list for his leadership in the partner community.

"On behalf of TMC and the editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, we are honored to recognize XO Communications as a winner of the INTERNET TELEPHONY Channel Program Excellence Award for its distinguished program," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We look forward to seeing continued excellence from XO in the future."

Winners of the 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Channel Program Excellence Award are published in the September 2016 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

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About XO Communications

XO Communications provides the technology that helps business and wholesale customers compete in a hyper-connected economy. In the U.S., XO owns and operates one of the largest IP and Ethernet networks that customers rely on for private data networking, cloud connectivity, unified communications and voice, Internet access, and managed services.  To learn more about XO Communications, visit www.xo.com or blog.xo.com.  XO Communications is also on Twitter and LinkedIn.