XO Communications (News
) has joined FiberNet Telecom Group’s Phonomenum VoIP
Peering Platform and will offer its VOIP Termination and VoIP Origination services.
FiberNet offers a suite of VoIP Peering (News
) services for VoIP carriers, service providers and LECs, which enables them to buy and sell international and domestic termination in an open marketplace.
“We welcome XO to the marketplace of carriers who trust their VoIP traffic to our platform,” said FiberNet’s vice president of Engineering Ernie Hoffmann in a statement. “In doing so, XO demonstrates it understands and embraces the fundamental changes being brought about as a result voice delivered over IP
XO’s VoIP Origination allows service providers to receive local telephone calls from remote XO markets, in which the provider is physically located. According to the agreement, numbers which are provisioned through XO’s VoIP Origination service will be populated into the Phonomenum Peering Exchange ENUM
Registry, allowing members to terminate VoIP traffic directly with other members of the Peering Exchange.
“Our partnership with FiberNet’s Phonomenum will enable a high-quality, next generation carrier grade service,” commented XO’s president of Carrier Sales Ernie Ortega. “The transparency and carrier-grade quality of service
assured us that Phonomenum was the right choice for XO.”
Today’s news follows XO's announcement earlier this month about agreeing to supply Availius with high capacity network services
. Availius is a subsidiary of FiberNet Telecom Group (News
), a provider of complex interconnection services.
The companies inked an agreement calling for XO to provide Availius with 2.5 Gbps long haul and metro private line services and other high-speed transport services in multiple markets across the U.S. Availius plans to use XO’s nationwide long haul and metro network transport services to support its Network Solutions business. This service provides network connectivity, monitoring and management.
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