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Press Release -- May 2nd, 2012
Source: TW Telecom
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tw telecom Introduces New National Ethernet Solution for Carriers and Cloud Application Providers

- New Ethernet solution provides national reach to nearly 16,000 fiber connected enterprise buildings through a single network connection

- Ideal solution for international carriers, cloud application providers

May 02, 2012
1:30pm

For further information: Bob Meldrum of tw telecom, office, +1-303-566-1354, mobile, +1-303-324-9588, bob.meldrum@twtelecom.comLITTLETON, Colo., May 2, 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 availability of its newest Ethernet service solution designed to provide ubiquitous Business Ethernet reach across the United States to thousands of enterprise customers and buildings through a single Ethernet connection scalable to 10 Gig.

"Carriers and cloud application service providers are recognizing the need for a secure and scalable network as they roll out business critical applications to their customers," said Tom Marx, President of tw telecom's Wholesale Services.  "These infrastructure customers typically do not have their own network everywhere they need to go.  They look to tw telecom to deliver secure, scalable and trusted network solutions that tw telecom's Business Ethernet provides, as they deliver applications to their customers."

Through a single network connection in one location, tw telecom's Business Ethernet service is delivered to virtually any building or data center in the United States across tw telecom's 75 market national foot print.  The solution, based on MEF-certified Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) standards, provides ready-made infrastructure for carriers and cloud applications providers to quickly and easily reach their end user locations across a secure, scalable and trusted network.  With this new Business Ethernet capability, customers can avoid capital investments, reduce operating costs and more easily manage this capability operationally.

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, 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.

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