January 13, 2006 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - XO Communications, Inc. (http://www.xo.com), whose portfolio of services includes web hosting services alongside local and long distance voice, dedicated Internet access, private networking, data transport, and bundled voice and Internet solutions, has announced it has received a three-year contract to provide voice and data services to the Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars. XO will provide communications solutions for the Rangers at Ameriquest Field in Arlington, and for the Stars at their Frisco headquarters.
"First and foremost, we were looking for a partner that could address our near-term and future communications requirements," said Casey Shilts, Executive Vice President of Hicks Holdings LLC, a Dallas-based private investment firm which owns sports assets.
"We were most impressed with the quality of XO's service offerings, which will deliver improved functionality and performance over our current environment. At the same time, we benefit from communications cost certainty with a budget that is
virtually unchanged," added Shilts.