tw telecom Extends Fiber Network in Montgomery County, Maryland

       tw telecom Extends Fiber Network in Montgomery County, Maryland

- Expanded fiber network gives businesses across the county a competitive
choice for managed voice, Internet and data network services

- Strong demand for Business Ethernet drives tw telecom fiber network growth

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading
provider of managed services including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN
solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S., today announced an expansion of
its fiber network into Montgomery County, Maryland. Businesses throughout the
area will now be able to utilize tw telecom's industry-leading network
solutions. tw telecom currently operates communications networks in Northern
Virginia, Baltimore and D.C., as well as in 75 markets across the country.


"The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome tw telecom to
Montgomery County!" said Georgette Godwin, President and CEO, Montgomery
County Chamber of Commerce. "tw telecom is a provider of fiber-based voice,
data and Internet services to clients throughout the U.S., and we are pleased
to have them as a part of our business community."

tw telecom's network extension adds tremendous value to Montgomery County
businesses and is a key component in attracting new businesses into this

"Montgomery County businesses will now be able to join thousands of other
businesses across the country in accessing tw telecom's  industry-leading
Business Ethernet, including our Intelligent Network services such as Enhanced
Management and Dynamic Capacity," said Chris Oberg, tw telecom's vice
president in the Washington, D.C. area. "This network extension and
capabilities will give them unprecedented real-time visibility, control and
flexibility of their network to become more efficient in serving their
customers and in growing their businesses."

"We see an ever increasing demand for our Business Ethernet services from
customers that want to improve their communications infrastructure and access
newer applications such as cloud computing, telepresence, and collaboration,"
said Oberg.

tw telecom's Business Ethernet provides secure, scalable, predictable network
connections for any enterprise needing connectivity to remote locations, data
centers and to the cloud. tw telecom recently introduced its Intelligent
Network suite of services that is delivered over the firm's Business Ethernet
network. These capabilities include Enhanced Management and Dynamic

Enhanced Management allows customers the ability to immediately view their
entire network – end to end, and segment by segment – and to monitor the
overall performance of their network in real-time. Dynamic Capacity, a unique
bandwidth-on-demand solution, allows subscribers to increase their bandwidth
as needed up to three times their subscribed data rate. This is performed in
seconds by accessing the tw telecom customer portal. After the event occurs,
whether scheduled or unscheduled, the customer returns to the original
committed data rate. Neither capability affects the customer's service or
quality of transmission.

"tw telecom is recognized for the level of superior customer service we
provide," added Oberg. "Our new fiber connectivity provides a highly reliable
and resilient network connection that supports our local businesses and helps
them grow their business in an 'intelligent' way."

About tw telecom
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.

SOURCE tw telecom

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