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tw telecom Expands Network in Louisville and Southern Indiana

Expansion Provides Additional Economic and Business Development Opportunities for New and Existing Customers in Louisville as well as Growing Areas in Southern Indiana

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced it is expanding its existing market reach in Louisville as well as Indiana.  The expansion adds new fiber to extend the company's network footprint from the city's central business district and into the cities of Jeffersonville, Clarksville, and New Albany, IN.

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The company will leverage this market expansion to further deploy its industry-leading portfolio of data and Internet services to more enterprises, including its innovative Business Ethernet and Intelligent Network capabilities. 

"This is exciting news for our businesses in Clark and Floyd Counties," said Wendy Dant Chesser, president and CEO, One Southern Indiana, the chamber of commerce and economic development organization serving Clark and Floyd counties in Southern Indiana.  "tw telecom's expanded investment will improve the climate and speed of overall telecommunications and networking infrastructure for our area."

"Customer demand – both new and existing – is fueling growth in the Louisville metro area, as well as into Southern Indiana," said Joe Paulin, vice president and general manager, tw telecom Louisville.  "Not only will this expansion add additional market reach for our customers in Louisville and surrounding communities, but we are excited to expand our network across the Ohio River into the fast growing areas of Southern Indiana."

The Louisville expansion is part of a national multi-market effort by the company to expand its metro fiber footprint across the country.  As part of this effort, tw telecom plans to enter into five new high-demand markets – Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Richmond and Salt Lake City - and accelerate the density of its metro-fiber footprint in more than a third of its existing markets.  The company also intends to expand its sales force, including sales and support employees as well as additional operations personnel to support this project.

tw telecom is the top ranked competitive provider of Business Ethernet and one of the top three providers of Ethernet throughout the U.S., according to leading industry analyst firm Vertical Systems Group. 

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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