began by offering internet services to corporations. It believed that it had developed the first transatlantic IP backbone running native ATM
GX Networks originally started out with major Network Access Points in Washington and San Jose in the US, London's LINX and Stockholm in Europe.
- 1997 April - Internet Technology Group (ITG) announces the acquisition of Xara Networks Limited in a deal worth 2.65GBP million.
- 1997 September - Xara Networks, a subsidiary of Internet Technology Group (ITG), relaunched as GX Networks.
- 2000 January - GX Networks became part of Concentric Network.
- 2000 September - Concentric Network merged with Nextlink to form XO Communications.
- 2001 - The UK arm of XO Europe was sold off to form Transigent Limited.
- 2002 September - Zipcom plc is set to acquire Transigent Limited (formerly XO Limited) the parent company of GX Networks in a deal worth approximately GBP10m.
- 2002 October - Zipcom plc acquired the entire share capital of Transigent Limited the parent company of GX Networks.
- 2003 March - Zipcom plc to changed it's name to GX Networks plc.
- 2003 July - GX Networks acquires two more telecoms businesses XTML Limited ("XTML") and Compulink Information eXchange Limited ("CIX"), which were previously part of the Telenor Business Holdings UK Limited Group ("Telenor").
- September 2003 - GX Networks buy Firstnet Ltd (owners of Liberty Broadband aka Tele2 UK)
- 2003 September - Board Changes occurred.
- 2003 October - GX Networks plc became Pipex Communications plc to maintain the PIPEX brand after a buy out for £55m.
- 2008 March - Due to Pipex Broadband being sold to Tiscali last year, the company known as Pipex Communications UK Ltd is now known as GX Networks Ltd.