XO Communications (previously Nextlink Communications, Concentric Network Corporation and Allegiance Telecom, Inc. ) is a telecommunications company owned by XO Holdings, Inc OTCBB: XOHO. XO provides voice, data and IP services to small and medium-sized business, large enterprises, government, cable companies, content providers, telecommunications companies and wireless service providers in more than 75 major metropolitan markets across the United States.
Campaign Finance$730,484 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of XO Communications
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount XO Communications $6,188,316
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Radio & TV Broadcasting,
- Aviation, Airlines & Airports,
- Computers & Information Tech,
- Gaming, Gambling & Casinos,
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 S.251 A bill to prohibit the provision of Federal funds to State and local governments for payment of obligations, to prohibit the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from financially assisting State and local governments, and for other purposes. S.251 Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009 H.R.2054 Universal Service Reform Act of 2007 H.R.3403 NET 911 Improvement Act of 2008 H.R.3821 Battle of Matewan Study Act H.R.3914 Protecting Consumers through Proper Forbearance Procedures Act H.R.5353 Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2008 S.201 9/11 Heroes Health Improvement Act of 2007 S.201
RegulationsMentioned in 13 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "XO Communications" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 3 EPA Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Montana; State Implementation Plan and Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan 2011
- Toggle 2 DOT Special Rules for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (beyond-perimeter exemptions, i.e., service to another airport more than 1,250 miles away from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) 2012
- Toggle 2 DOT Carlsbad-Palomar Airlines, Inc. - Certificate - Scheduled Interstate Air Transportation 2010
- Toggle 2 FCC Petition To Establish Procedural Requirements To Govern Proceedings for Forbearance Under Section 10 of the Communications Act of 1934, as Amended 2008
- Toggle 2 EPA Clean Water Act Class II: Proposed Administrative Settlement, Penalty Assessment and Opportunity to Comment Regarding XO Communications, Inc. 2005
- Toggle 1 EPA Revisions to the Requirements for Transboundary Shipments of Wastes between OECD Countries and for Export Shipments of Spent Lead Acid Batteries 2005
- Toggle 1 DOT Carlsbad-Palomar Airlines, Inc. - Certificate - Foreign Air Transportation 2010
- Toggle 1 EERE Energy Efficiency Program for Consumer Products: Public Meeting and Availability of the Framework Document for Automatic Commercial Ice-Makers 2010
- Toggle 1 EPA Supplemental Guidance for SIP Submissions to Meet the Requirements for Section 110(a)(1) of the CAA for the SO2 NAAQS 2010
- Toggle 1 PHMSA Excavation Damage Rule 2009
Advisory Committees5 people on 3 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "XO Communications" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Federal Communications Commission 5 people on 3 committees