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Press Release -- August 21st, 2013
Source: TW Telecom

tw telecom Continues To Lead All Competitive Providers in Delivering Business Ethernet Services

-Vertical Systems Group recognizes tw telecom as one of the top 3 Business Ethernet Providers in the U.S.

– Continues market share leadership since 2006

– Business Ethernet bandwidth automatically increases, without human intervention, in real-time with tw telecom’s industry-first Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity®

August 20, 2013

LITTLETON, Colo., Aug. 20, 2013 /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 world-wide, today announced its continued leading market share performance among competitive service providers.   Vertical Systems Group, a leading industry analyst, recognized tw telecom’s leadership performance in its mid-year 2013 U.S. Business Ethernet Services Leaderboard as one of the top 3 providers in the industry, and first among all competitive providers in delivering Business Ethernet services.


“The strength, security and reach of our network is based upon our Business Ethernet foundation,” said Mike Rouleau, Senior Vice President–Business Development and Strategy at tw telecom.  “It delivers our Intelligent Network services to CIOs for immediate, real-time visibility, flexibility and control of their network.   Business Ethernet’s power, resiliency and capability resonate with our enterprise customer base and enable us to broadly deploy services to 10 Gigabit Ethernet today, to meet their growing needs for applications-driven bandwidth.”

“The U.S. market for Carrier Ethernet services continues on pace for another record year,” said Rick Malone, principal at Vertical Systems Group.  “tw telecom excels in this dynamic environment as the top ranked Competitive Provider on our Ethernet Leaderboard.”  Ethernet port shares were calculated using the base of enterprise installations of Ethernet services, plus input from Vertical Systems Group’s independent surveys of Ethernet providers.

tw telecom continues to innovate around its Business Ethernet service platform, which is the foundation for its Intelligent Network capabilities and future Constellation Platformsm.  Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity® is the industry’s first real-time, automatic dedicated Ethernet bandwidth-on-demand capability.  Enterprises with tw telecom‘s Intelligent Network Enhanced Management and Dynamic Capacity services now have the additional capability to pre-set bandwidth utilization thresholds, without human intervention, to automatically double or triple network Business Ethernet bandwidth when reached.  tw telecom‘s Intelligent Network capabilities support bandwidth needs up to 10 Gig.

The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) granted its stringent Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for four of tw telecom‘s Ethernet-based products.  It also awarded tw telecom its prestigious 2012 North America Carrier Ethernet Award for Best Business Application for its Dynamic Capacity® bandwidth-on-demand service.

tw telecom’s national resilient fiber network and infrastructure connects more than 19,000 commercial buildings* across the country to enable a secure, scalable and predictable networking experience for a large and growing number of enterprises worldwide.

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* Data as of June 30, 2013.

About tw telecom inc.

tw telecom, headquartered in Littleton, Colo., is a leading national provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally. tw telecom also delivers secure, scalable private connections for transport data networking, Internet access, voice, VPN, VoIP and security to large organizations and communications services companies. Employing a resilient fiber network infrastructure, robust product portfolio and its own Intelligent Network capabilities, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, an industry-leading quality service experience, and improved business productivity. Please visit for more information.

tw telecom has offices in 75 U.S. metropolitan areas including: ALABAMA – Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery;   ARIZONA – Phoenix, Tucson;  ARKANSAS – Little Rock; CALIFORNIA – Bakersfield, Fresno, Los Angeles, Oakland, Orange County, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Luis Obispo; COLORADO – Colorado Springs, Denver; FLORIDA – Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tampa;   GEORGIA – Atlanta, Columbus;  HAWAII – Honolulu; IDAHO — Boise;  INDIANA — Indianapolis; ILLINOIS – Chicago;  KENTUCKY – Lexington, Louisville; LOUISIANA – Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, New Orleans, Shreveport;  MARYLAND – Baltimore; MINNESOTA – Minneapolis-St. Paul; MISSISSIPPI – Jackson; MISSOURI – Kansas City, O’Fallon; NEVADA – Las Vegas; NEW JERSEY – Northern New Jersey; NEW MEXICO – Albuquerque; NEW YORK — Albany, Binghamton, New York City, Rochester, Syracuse; Northern New Jersey;  NORTH CAROLINA — Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Raleigh; OHIO — Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton; OKLAHOMA – Tulsa; SOUTH CAROLINA – Columbia, Greenville, Spartanburg; TENNESSEE – Chattanooga, Memphis, Nashville; TEXAS– Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Ft. Worth, Houston, San Antonio; WASHINGTON – Seattle, Spokane, Vancouver;  WISCONSIN – Milwaukee; WASHINGTON, D.C.

SOURCE tw telecom

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