IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 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 Orange County with expansion efforts across nine cities. The expansion enables the company to provide service in new areas of the county, as well as boost economic development and jobs by adding key sales and technical positions to its local workforce.
The expansion adds new fiber to extend the company's network in Orange County to cities including:
"This expansion is the result of strong growth and demand from our existing base of Orange County customers as well as opportunities with prospective customers across our market," said Will Frederickson, vice president and general manager, tw telecom Orange County. "Our continued growth and investment in Orange County has enabled us to continue to competitively serve the business community as well as add key technical and sales positions to support those efforts. "
The company will leverage this market expansion to further deploy its industry-leading portfolio of data, Internet, and voice services to more enterprises, including its innovative Business Ethernet and Intelligent Network capabilities.
The Orange County expansion is part of a national multi-market effort by the company to expand its metro fiber footprint approximately 17 percent 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 28 existing markets. The company is investing this year to rapidly integrate and connect the entire 32-market expansion effort into its national network and operational infrastructure. 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 and one of the top three providers of Business Ethernet throughout the U.S., according to leading industry analysts 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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