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tw telecom Continues to Lead All Competitive Providers in Business Ethernet Services
Feb 03, 2010 (03:02 PM EST)


-Vertical Systems Group again recognizes tw telecom has more business Ethernet ports in service than any other competitive service provider

LITTLETON, Colo., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom, (Nasdaq: TWTC) a leading national provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses across the U.S. and globally, today announced it continues to lead all competitive service providers in delivering business Ethernet services, as recognized by Vertical Systems Group, a leading industry analyst, in their year-end 2009 U.S. Business Ethernet Services Leaderboard.

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"Business Ethernet services continue to play a critical role in the growth of our business and the strength of our business services portfolio," said Mike Rouleau, Senior Vice President – Strategy and Business Development at tw telecom.  "Ten years ago we set forth a vision and strategy focusing on the power of Ethernet for business networking that has truly resonated with our enterprise customer base.  Our aggressive approach in delivering robust Business Ethernet services has created a market position for tw telecom that we continue to build on as we broadly deploy services to 10 Gigabit Ethernet today, and set our sights on delivering metro 100 Gigabit Ethernet tomorrow."

"tw telecom continues to be a market leader in deploying Business Ethernet services by serving the demand of midsize U.S.-based enterprises with higher speed applications in their main and remote network locations,'' said Erin Dunne, director of research services, Vertical Systems Group.  "New Ethernet installations are being driven by migration from legacy services in response to the application speed, performance and control requirements of these enterprises.

"Our innovation and industry leadership in Business Ethernet is something we are focused on and work incredibly hard at.  We are proud of this significant accomplishment and recognition of continuing to lead all competitive service providers in the deployment of Business Ethernet services," said Rouleau.

About tw telecom

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

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