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Press Release -- May 26th, 2011
Source: TW Telecom
Tags: Construction, Ethernet, Metro Fiber, MPLS, VoIP

Bowman Consulting Group Selects tw telecom for Business Ethernet Services to Connect 14 Locations in 4 States

– Multi-year contract includes High-Speed Ethernet Internet and IP VPN Services to connect offices in Virginia, Arizona, Maryland and North Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 25, 2011 – tw telecom (NASDAQ:TWTC, news, filings), a leading provider of managed services, including Ethernet, converged and VPN solutions for businesses in Virginia and throughout the U.S., announced today that it has been selected to provide advanced data and Internet services to Bowman Consulting Group, a national land development and infrastructure solutions provider with offices in Virginia, Arizona, Maryland, and North Carolina.

tw telecom is providing Bowman with a comprehensive suite of new networking solutions to the firm’s 14 offices that includes high-speed Ethernet Internet and IP VPN (MPLS) services as part of a multi-year agreement. The new services will allow Bowman to connect its remote offices and headquarters location more efficiently, securely and cost effectively.

“We have been a tw telecom customer for several years and we have been impressed with the highly reliable, cost-effective services they have delivered,” said Jason Bjornsen, Information Technology Manager at Bowman Consulting Group. “As we  have continued to grow, our communications needs have also grown and become more complex. When we needed to upgrade our network, it was tw telecom that offered the
best combination of reliability, affordability and customer service.”

“Over the past 15 years, Bowman Consulting Group has rapidly grown into one of the premier providers of high-quality civil engineering, planning, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental, geothermal, water/wastewater, transportation, and construction management services,” said Jeff Lowney, vice president and general manager for tw telecom’s Washington, D.C., market. “We’re pleased that tw telecom services will give Bowman’s communications network the quality of service that the company requires as it deploys next-generation services nationwide.”

tw telecom connects more commercial buildings to its fiber network than any other competitive communications provider. In fact, it has the third highest market share of retail Ethernet ports in service. With its own metro fiber networks and one of the ten most interconnected IP backbones in the world, tw telecom has the national capability, robust product portfolio and national/local customer care teams to support mission critical
enterprise applications and to deliver the industry’s most sought after customer experience.

About tw telecom

tw telecom holdings inc., a unit of tw telecom inc., headquartered in Littleton, Colo., provides managed network services, specializing in Ethernet and transport data networking, Internet access, local and long distance voice, VoIP, VPN and security, to enterprise organizations and communications services companies throughout the U.S., and globally. As a leading provider of integrated and converged network solutions, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information.

About Bowman Consulting

Established in 1995, Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. delivers expert land development and infrastructure solutions in both the public and private sectors. Key services include civil engineering, planning, landscape architecture, surveying, water/wastewater, environmental, geothermal, transportation, and construction management. It also offers a zoning and regulatory expertise to its clients at the local, state and federal levels.  Awards include: ENR Magazine (Top 500 Design Firms), The Zweig Letter (The 100 Fastest- Growing U.S. A/E/P & Environmental Consulting Firms), Washington Business Journal (Fastest-Growing Companies in the Washington Region), and Inc. Magazine (Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the U.S.). For additional information, please visit www.bowmanconsulting.com.

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