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Airband and Sparkplug Communications Have Merged, Creating the Largest Fixed-Wireless Company in the U.S. Serving Businesses

Fixed-wireless companies Airband Communications and Sparkplug Communications today announced they have merged, creating the largest fixed-wireless company for businesses in the U.S., providing a full suite of voice and data services in 17 markets.

Airband and Sparkplug customers will continue to benefit from the flexible and highly scalable voice and data services delivered over the company

XO SIP Trunking Services Awarded by Frost & Sullivan

XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan, a global market research and growth consulting firm, as the leading VoIP and SIP trunking services provider and capturing the largest market share among service providers by delivering superior customer satisfaction and value.

Frost & Sullivan has conferred on XO Communications the 2010 North American Competitive Strategy Leadership Award in the VoIP access and SIP trunking services market. In addition, Frost & Sullivan recently published a report naming XO Communications as the leading VoIP Access and SIP trunking provider in terms of enterprise VoIP end users.

Appia Adds SIP Trunking to its Business Phone Services

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – June 23, 2010 – In a move that gives its customers more telephony options and its reseller partners more flexibility, Appia Communications announced today that it has added Internet phone lines, also known as SIP trunks, to its portfolio of communication and network services for businesses and organizations.

SIP trunks replace traditional phone lines for businesses operating their own phone systems, whether they are traditional PBXs or IP-PBXs.

With its new SIP trunk offering, Appia can either provide fully managed network connectivity or use a customer’s existing high-speed Internet connection. Appia president Victor von Schlegell said it is a natural complement to Appia’s other services.

“It’s about customer choice,” von Schlegell said. “SIP trunking offers customers another option, and gives our partners more ways to construct business-class VoIP solutions to meet the needs of customers who prefer a hosted service and customers who prefer to have a phone system on their premises.”

Flexibility is central to Appia’s service model. “We’re committed to providing solutions that fit the customer, instead of asking customers to fit a preconceived solution,” von Schlegell said. “SIP trunks offer options that traditional phone systems cannot match, and provide a clear path to the benefits of a business VoIP service without having to abandon existing investments.”

About Appia Communications

Appia Communications is a leading provider of managed communication and network services for businesses and organizations. Appia’s solutions help customers minimize capital investments, reduce costs, enhance employee productivity, improve customer care, and compete more effectively against much larger enterprises.

Headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan, Appia serves markets nationwide, with operations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C.

Appia has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies (Inc., 2007-09); one of the fastest-growing solution providers in the technology industry (CRN, 2009); and one of the top managed service providers in the world (MSPmentor, 2009-10). Appia has also been named one of the 2010 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch by the Edward Lowe Foundation.

For more information, please visit www.appiaservices.com

XO Enterprise SIP

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Multi-location businesses can now simplify, streamline and achieve better cost savings for their networks with a new enterprise-class, multi-site SIP trunking solution unveiled today by XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO). XO Enterprise SIP is a powerful communications solution that gives customers the flexibility and scalability to transform their distributed voice network architecture to a more centralized and cost-effective VoIP solution.

Paetec gets 2 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards

paetec PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET) has received two “2009 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards” for their Fixed Wireless and Allworx 9224 IP Phone and Tx 92/24 Expander solutions. The awards were presented by Technology Marketing Corporation’s INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine.

“These solutions are truly unique in the marketplace and offer efficiency and value to businesses which other carriers simply don’t offer,” said John Chapman, senior vice president of marketing.

“We’re thankful for this recognition of the products by TMC with the Excellence Awards.”

PAETEC’s Fixed Wireless utilizes carrier-grade microwave equipment and consultative engineering to build reliable ‘last-mile’ access loops between a customer network and a local PAETEC point of presence. Wireless local loops can be provisioned at DS-3, OC-3, Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and support the complete range of voice and IP services in the PAETEC portfolio.

The 9224 from Allworx, a wholly owned subsidiary of PAETEC, is a premier high-fidelity IP phone bringing the latest advancements in IP telephony to today’s business leaders. The 9224 phone has the capability to deliver a multitude of call appearances, line appearances, speed dials, busy lamp fields and an array of other functions. Earlier in September, PAETEC announced the IP Simple Solutions bundle, leveraging the company’s award winning SIP Trunking voice service, High-Speed Internet, MPLS VPN as well as the 9224 phone and IP PBX.

“The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY were pleased to grant PAETEC with INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards for their achievements in advancing IP communications and providing genuine solutions in the marketplace with both Fixed Wireless and the Allworx 9224 Phone and Expander solutions,” said Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director of INTERNET TELEPHONY.

The 2009 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award winners are published in the October 2009 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, www.itmag.com.

AireSpring MPLS-VPN

airespringAireSpring announced the release of their new MPLS product, “AireSpring MPLS-VPN.” Available nationwide across three tier one networks, AireSpring MPLS-VPN targets multi-location businesses requiring secure, flexible, and intelligent data connections. This solution offers maximum bandwidth security at the most economical rates.

“We have received consistent and numerous requests by our agents and customers to launch an MPLS product for quite some time, but we wanted to wait until we had a product which could lead the industry in price, security, and footprint. We feel that we now have a product set with a strong competitive edge from a price, application, and availability perspective.”

This product is built to deliver the lowest possible quoted rates across three nationwide tier one networks. Giving us the ability to reach nearly every potential MPLS customer in America. Our advanced network design enables us to combine MPLS-VPN networks across our multiple carriers and still deliver the customer a single bill with a single point of contact.

When introducing AireSpring MPLS-VPN to the VON and Channel Partners Conference Expo in Miami, AireSpring COO, Daniel Lonstein noted, “We have received consistent and numerous requests by our agents and customers to launch an MPLS product for quite some time, but we wanted to wait until we had a product which could lead the industry in price, security, and footprint. We feel that we now have a product set with a strong competitive edge from a price, application, and availability perspective.” He continued, “This product is built to deliver the lowest possible quoted rates across three nationwide tier one networks. Giving us the ability to reach nearly every potential MPLS customer in America. Our advanced network design enables us to combine MPLS-VPN networks across our multiple carriers and still deliver the customer a single bill with a single point of contact.”

AireSpring has gained recognition as one of the most dynamic providers in the cutting edge IP space. AireSpring has been awarded the coveted Telecom Association “Members Choice” award for SIP Trunking, Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC)’s best in show for IP communication, and numerous awards and accolades for the complete suite of Voice, Data, and Internet solutions.