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Press Release -- May 14th, 2012
Source: TW Telecom
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tw telecom Awarded Contract from GSA

- Multi-year contract provides Federal Agencies in Hawaii with advanced voice, data and Internet Services

- Offerings include leading Business Ethernet portfolio

May 14, 2012
3:00pm

HONOLULU, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc., (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 Hawaii.

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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 located anywhere in Hawaii with digital voice/voice-over-IP services; a fully managed Business Ethernet services including E-Line Ethernet WAN service; Extended Native LAN (ENLAN) service; and Private Network Transport (PNT) service. The contract extends through December 2014 and also includes provisions for two one-year options. Agencies have the choice of ordering services through GSA or they can choose the direct order/direct bill method.

"We are pleased that 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 Hawaii have access to the benefits of an integrated data network that gives employees the most advanced services possible."

tw telecom has more than a decade of experience in delivering industry leading Business Ethernet solutions to its customers over the company's fiber optic networks. Those fiber optic networks connect nearly 16,000 buildings – more than any other competitive provider - across the United States.  The company has one of the most robust portfolios of Business Ethernet solutions available in the industry today, delivering services from 2 Meg to 10 Gig, within the metro or across the country, and managing the customer's entire network doorstep to doorstep.

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, +1-303-566-1354 - office, +1-303-324-9588 - mobile, bob.meldrum@twtelecom.com

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