tw telecom inc. ( TWTC) Q3 2011 Earnings Call November 08, 2011 11:00 am ET Executives Carole Curtin - VP, IR Larissa Herda - Chairman, CEO and President John Blount - COO Mark Peters - EVP & CFO Analysts David Coleman - RBC Capital Markets Simon Flannery - Morgan Stanley Barry McCarver - Stephens Frank Louthan - Raymond James Michael Rollins - Citi Investment Research David Dixon - FBR Capital Markets Colby Synesael - Cowen & Co. Donna Jaegers - D.A. Davidson Michael Funk - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Tim Horan - Oppenheimer PresentationOperator
Good morning, and welcome to tw telecom 's third quarter 2011 conference call. Today's call is being recorded. With us from the company are Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Ms. Larissa Herda; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Mark Peters and Chief Operating Officer Mr. John Blount. At this time, I will turn the call over to Carole Curtin, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead. Carole Curtin Welcome to tw telecom's conference call. We're pleased to have you join us today. To review our results for the quarter, please visit our website at www.twtelecom.com where you can find our press release, supplemental quarterly information and SEC filings. Before we start, I'd like to draw your attention to our Safe Harbor statements included in our supplemental materials which you can find on our website. Information in our quarterly earnings materials and discussion today contain statements about future expected events and financial results that are forward-looking and are subject to risks and uncertainties. A discussion of factors that may cause our results to differ materially from our expectations is contained in our filings with the SEC under Risk Factors and elsewhere available on our website. I’d also want to point out that our earnings materials and discussion today contain certain non-GAAP financial measures. You can find reconciliations between the non-GAAP and GAAP financial measures in the materials on our website.
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