XMission Greatly Expands Network to Better Serve Businesses

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XMission recently increased its aggregate bandwidth to 13.15 Gigabits making it one of the largest diverse carrier networks in the Rocky Mountain region. This increased capacity allows XMission to offer even more competitive pricing on business services, provide better redundancy, and accommodate additional high-bandwidth customers .

Internet bandwidth needs continue to climb and I am committed to surpassing the expectations of my customers.

XMission recently completed significant upgrades to its network capacity. With these upgrades, XMission has increased its aggregate bandwidth to 13.15 Gigabits making it one of the largest diverse carrier networks in the Rocky Mountain region.

"With this latest upgrade to our Internet capacity, XMission has more than quadrupled its ability to provide Internet bandwidth to our subscribers," said XMission founder and President Pete Ashdown. "Internet bandwidth needs continue to climb and I am committed to surpassing the expectations of my customers."

Increased capacity allows XMission to offer even more competitive pricing on business services, provide better redundancy, and accommodate additional high-bandwidth customers, according to Ashdown.

"XMission has quietly operated as a premier network in the region for years," said Ashdown. "Moving ahead, we plan to sell connectivity at Gigabit levels and help businesses to benefit from our outstanding network."

XMission's multi-Gigabit network currently includes the following carriers: Verizon Business (UUnet), Global Crossing, Level 3, XO Communications, and nLayer Communications. XMission also has a Gigabit connection to the UTOPIA Community MetroNetâ„¢.

According to Brad Mertz, Vice President of Network Architecture, XMission has been strategically upgrading its network to multiple GigE connections to the Internet during the last two years. "With this completed, our next step is to upgrade our GigE upstream connections to 10 Gigabit, with nLayer being the first," said Mertz. nLayer is in markets spanning North America, Europe, and Asia, maintaining over 900 Gigabits per second of interconnection capacity with other Internet networks.

About XMission
XMission is one of the oldest and most experienced Internet service companies in the United States, and Utah's leading independent Internet service provider (ISP). Headquartered in Salt Lake City, XMission provides broadband Internet connectivity, digital phone service, web hosting, and colocation services to residents and businesses.

In 2007, XMission became the first Internet service provider in Utah to upgrade to 100% renewable energy through Rocky Mountain Power's Blue Sky program.

XMission also proudly supports hundreds of Utah's nonprofit organizations by providing free web hosting services, in-kind donations, and sponsoring community-based events and facilities, including the Living Planet Aquarium, the Utah Arts Festival, Living Traditions Festival, and the Twilight Concert Series.

Detailed descriptions of XMission's services are available online at http://www.xmission.com. XMission can be reached by email at sales@xmission.com or by phone at 877.964.7746.

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