This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Tw Telecom's CEO Discusses Q3 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Turning to customer buying sentiments, our sales leadership remains positive regarding ongoing opportunities as we continue to win sales based on our product innovation and customer service. We’re closing these deals because of our innovative and cost saving solutions as well as the fact that enterprises are under pressure to serve growing bandwidth needs. So despite the volatile marketplace, we’re finding good opportunities and customers continue to buy because the network is integral to their success.

So summing it all up, we delivered another strong quarter, driven by a consistent steady growth engine which is fueled by our new product solutions that continue to resonate with enterprises, ongoing new customer opportunities and further penetration and development of our markets. I'm now going to hand the call over to John Blount, our Chief Operating officer who can share a bit more on how we are raising the bar on our telecom services and enabling our future growth. John?

John Blount

Thanks Larissa. 2011 has been a great year for us. I would like to spend a moment on what our customers are telling us, why we are winning today and how we expect to win in the future. Let’s start with what customers are telling us. Enterprises are looking for telecom providers to raise the bar to deliver the critical services they need faster, better and easier. So why faster, better and easier?

Here’s some of the complex challenges customers are faced with today including escalating bandwidth needs, the velocity and growth in network applications, the adoption of cloud and collaboration coupled with challenge of addressing security for mission-critical applications and pressure to achieve greater productivity through automation.

As a result customers have to do more, do it better and do it faster and at the same time manage costs and maintain reliability. Now that’s a sizeable requirement and it’s why these demands have added a great deal of complexity for enterprises and as a result continue to bring the importance of the network to center stage.

3 of 4

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,985.61 +78.99 0.47%
S&P 500 1,972.83 +9.12 0.46%
NASDAQ 4,419.0340 +27.5710 0.63%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto
Advertising Partners

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs