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XO Communications Overview

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www.xo.com
Herndon, VA
1001 to 5000 employees
1995
Company - Private
Telecommunications
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
CenturyLink, Level 3 Communications, Verizon
XO Communications a Verizon Company provides the technology that helps business and wholesale customers compete in a hyper-connected economy.

Mission: Business partners aren’t born, they’re built. They’re designed from the ground up to deliver the support and guidance you demand. From day one, XO has established itself as a leader in connectivity. Our expertise ensures you always have the ... Read more

XO Communications Reviews

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Reading, PA
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    I have been working at XO Communications full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and great co workers

    Cons

    none good place to work

    Advice to Management

    None at this time

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XO Communications Photos

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XO Communications Interviews

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    Enterprise Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at XO Communications (Chicago, IL) in August 2016.

    Interview

    In depth, fair and focused on my results with past employers. The questions were direct and substantive and the interviewers were honest and upfront regarding compensation, culture, and what would be expected of me should I be hired.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you think you will be successful at XO?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Relatively easy and fair.

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Company Updates

  • "As part of the company’s continual plans to build and deliver next-generation networks, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) announced today it has completed the $1.8 billion purchase of XO Communications’ fiber-optic network business. Verizon’s purchase and integration of XO’s fiber network will help the company extend its suite of high-quality network services to its enterprise and wholesale customers. In addition, it will help the company in its plans to densify its cellular network, and to deploy new 5G technologies."

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XO Communications Awards & Accolades

  • Smart CEO's Executive Management Award - Debbie Pollock-Berry, CXO Washington EMA Award Winner, Smart CEO's Executive Management, 2014
  • Gartner, Critical Capabilities for U.S. Wireline Telecom Services, Gartner, 2013
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