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Press Release -- April 5th, 2011
Source: TW Telecom
Tags: Construction, Ethernet, VoIP

Leading Law Firm Selects tw telecom for Business Ethernet to Connect Offices in Four Cities

- tw telecom services connect Smith, Gambrell & Russell offices in Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C. and Jacksonville, Florida.

ATLANTA, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ:TWTC - News), a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses in Georgia and throughout the U.S., today announced that leading law firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, (SGR) has selected it to provide advanced voice, data and Internet services to the firm's offices in Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C. and Jacksonville, Fla.

tw telecom is delivering SGR a comprehensive suite of new networking solutions including business Ethernet services - Extended Native LAN (ENLAN) and Elite NLAN - and digital voice/voice-over-IP services as part of a multi-year agreement. The new services allow SGR to more efficiently, securely and cost-effectively connect its East Coast offices.

"We were impressed with how the tw telecom team demonstrated a commitment to helping us achieve our technology infrastructure goals," said Christopher P. McDaniel, CIO at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. "We are confident that tw telecom will be a great fit for us and are very pleased to partner with a provider that offered such a great combination of reliability, scalability and customer service at a competitive price."

"For more than a century, Smith, Gambrell & Russell has established a reputation for providing swift, expert and cost-effective legal support to its clients," said Joel Fye, vice president and general manager for tw telecom in Atlanta. "We're pleased that tw telecom services will help the firm continue to provide the highest levels of client service more efficiently, securely and affordably."

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 backbone networks 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 converged services, 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 Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

Smith, Gambrell & Russell is a full service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The firm's 175-plus attorneys provide legal counsel in practice areas including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, construction and employment law. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Jacksonville, New York, Washington, DC and Frankfurt, Germany.  Please visit www.sgrlaw.com for more information.

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