WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of managed services including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S., today announced an expansion of its fiber network into Montgomery County, Maryland. Businesses throughout the area will now be able to utilize tw telecom's industry-leading network solutions. tw telecom currently operates communications networks in Northern Virginia, Baltimore and D.C., as well as in 75 markets across the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) "The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome tw telecom to Montgomery County!" said Georgette Godwin, President and CEO, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. " tw telecom is a provider of fiber-based voice, data and Internet services to clients throughout the U.S., and we are pleased to have them as a part of our business community." tw telecom's network extension adds tremendous value to Montgomery County businesses and is a key component in attracting new businesses into this region. " Montgomery County businesses will now be able to join thousands of other businesses across the country in accessing tw telecom's industry-leading Business Ethernet, including our Intelligent Network services such as Enhanced Management and Dynamic Capacity," said Chris Oberg, tw telecom's vice president in the Washington, D.C. area. "This network extension and capabilities will give them unprecedented real-time visibility, control and flexibility of their network to become more efficient in serving their customers and in growing their businesses." "We see an ever increasing demand for our Business Ethernet services from customers that want to improve their communications infrastructure and access newer applications such as cloud computing, telepresence, and collaboration," said Oberg.
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