tw telecom Expands Network Reach in Fort Lauderdale with Service Extending into Cypress Creek

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FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced it is expanding its existing footprint in Fort Lauderdale with service to businesses located in the fast growing Cypress Creek corridor.  The expansion will encompass several miles to the south, west and east of the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport and further extend the availability of tw telecom's industry-leading portfolio of data and Internet services, including its innovative Business Ethernet and Intelligent Network capabilities.

"A strong and robust IT infrastructure is key for South Florida businesses and regional economic development as a whole," said Joe Monaco, president, South Florida Technology Alliance.  "It is critical that our business community has access to strong network solutions service providers like tw telecom to meet their communications needs.  To this point, we are very pleased to see them invest in the Cypress Creek corridor.  Companies located there will benefit by having access to faster, better network and cloud services to help them drive innovation and growth."

"Customer demand, the need for high bandwidth capacity and strong economic development activity across the greater Fort Lauderdale area are all factors fueling this network expansion," said Rick Sebaly, vice president and general manager, tw telecom Fort Lauderdale.  "Cypress Creek is very well-known and considered one of South Florida's most desired corporate addresses.  This new extension will enable us to provide a strong, secure Business Ethernet network, along with our industry-leading Intelligent Network, to hundreds of businesses across South Florida." 

With this expansion, as well as expansion efforts nationwide, tw telecom continues to innovate around a robust Business Ethernet service, a foundation for the company's Intelligent Network capabilities.  The Intelligent Network delivers a highly scalable solution providing real time automation, control and visibility of their network to help increase productivity and more efficiently manage costs. Customers with tw telecom's Intelligent Network's Enhanced Management and Dynamic Capacity® services now have the additional capability to pre-set bandwidth utilization thresholds to automatically double or triple network Business Ethernet bandwidth without human intervention, when reached.

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 www.twtelecom.com for more information.

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