XO Joins VOIP Exchange

Switch and Data announced that XO Communications has signed an agreement to join its PAIX VOIP Exchange

May 15, 2007

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TAMPA, Fla. -- Switch and Data (NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of Internet exchange and colocation services, today announced that XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) has signed an agreement to join its PAIX VoIP Exchange. The PAIX VoIP Exchange provides a marketplace for VoIP service providers to bridge the so-called “islands of connectivity,” enabling global, end-to-end VoIP call completion.

By joining the PAIX VoIP Exchange, XO will be able to exchange VoIP traffic directly with other PAIX VoIP Exchange members without relying on traditional telephone networks. In addition, XO will be able to offer members XO VoIP Origination and XO VoIP Termination services, enabling members to make and deliver VoIP calls nationwide across the public switched telephone network – all through a single connection to the XO network at the PAIX VoIP Exchange.

“The addition of XO to our PAIX VoIP Exchange is a win-win for the marketplace– Switch and Data, XO and both companies’ customers,” stated Mario Galvez, vice president, product marketing at Switch and Data. “We are focused on leveraging our PAIX peering infrastructure and extensive choice of networks and applications to provide the ideal environment for VoIP providers. XO will immediately be able to execute VoIP calling origination and termination while also leveraging the marketplace of service providers supporting VoIP and the density of networks available in our data centers.”

Switch and Data (Nasdaq: SDXC)

XO Communications Inc.

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