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Press Release -- January 12th, 2012
Source: TW Telecom
Tags: Ethernet, Metro Fiber, VoIP

tw telecom Awarded Contract from GSA – Region 9

- Multi-year contract provides Federal Agencies in GSA Region 9 (California) with advanced voice, data and Internet Services

- tw telecom to participate in AFCEA West conference

January 12, 2012
11:00am

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom, (NASDAQ:TWTC, news, filings) a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally, today announced it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for advanced voice, data and Internet services in Region 9 (California).

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The contract is an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract (IDIQ) for multiple services. Under the terms of the multi-year contract, tw telecom will provide Federal Agencies, within the GSA's Region 9 (California), digital voice/voice-over-IP services; a fully managed, E-Line Ethernet WAN service; Extended Native LAN (ENLAN) service; and Private Network Transport (PNT) service. The contract extends through March 2014 and also includes provisions for two one-year renewal options. Agencies have the choice of ordering services through the GSA or they can choose the direct order/direct bill method.

"We are pleased that the GSA has selected tw telecom to provide highly reliable, flexible and cost-effective data services," said Ken Folderauer, president of Public Sector at tw telecom. "tw telecom's services will ensure that Federal Agencies in California have access to the benefits of an integrated data network that gives employees the most advanced services possible."

tw telecom is participating in the AFCEA West Conference in San Diego Jan. 24-27th, where Federal Agencies may acquire additional information about the company's industry-leading services. 

tw telecom connects more commercial buildings to its resilient, fiber network than any other competitive communications provider.  It has the third highest market share of retail Ethernet ports in service, 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 and government agency applications and to deliver the most sought after customer experience in the industry.

About tw telecom
tw telecom holdings inc., a unit of tw telecom inc., headquartered in Littleton, Colo., provides managed network services, specializing in business 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.  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.

SOURCE tw telecom

For further information: Bob Meldrum of tw telecom, office, +1-303-566-1354, mobile, +1-303-324-9588, bob.meldrum@twtelecom.com

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