XO Communications launches service in Canada

US operator XO Communications (Herndon, USA) has launched a high-speed network in Canada, looking to capitalize on the growing demand for enterprise telecoms services.

The company says a network is now up and running in Toronto, where it can offer high-speed network services to enterprise and wholesale customers.

US operator XO Communications (Herndon, USA) has launched a high-speed network in Canada, looking to capitalize on the growing demand for enterprise telecoms services.

The company says a network is now up and running in Toronto, where it can offer high-speed network services to enterprise and wholesale customers.

“As the largest network hub in Canada and a major hub in North America, Toronto is a key business center for the finance, high-tech, media and telecommunications industries,” said Don MacNeil, chief marketing officer for XO Communications, in a statement. “Our expansion into Canada will enable XO to provide high-capacity network services to better serve businesses like these on both sides of the border, whether they need connectivity in Toronto or high-speed access to markets in the US.”

XO says it can now offer customers in Toronto a range of wholesale and enterprise network services, including high-speed Internet access, MPLS IP-VPN, private line, Ethernet and wavelength services, at speeds up to 10Gbps.

The company claims it now operates one of the largest IP networks in the US and globally. Its infrastructure includes more than 1.6 million fiber miles, 29,000 network miles and 4,000 on-net buildings.